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if you have a tatoo, how would you feel about your kids getting one?

I like mine fine, but from time to time I wish it wasn't there. If any child I had was a adult and wanted one, I know I couldn't stop them, but if asked I wouldn't suggest it.
I imagine I wouldn't ask since I certainly didn't ask my mom before I got mine!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:03 PM on Mar. 29, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I don't have one. BUT if my child is over 18 when he/she gets a tattoo, I don't care. Before that...nope sorry, I won't give permission.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 3:04 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • They have to be over 18 to get one. I want them to do it because its something they really want and something they will pay for and I want them to be an adult before deciding they have to have one.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 3:05 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • me and DH both said when our son is 16 hes allowed to get one. I was 16 when i got my first one and DH was 17. I love tattoos and i cannot stand when people have something negative to say about them. As long as there not crude or covering his entire body id say go for it!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:06 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Tastefully done, not a problem. I've been to too many weddings where a bride or bridesmaid tries to cover a big old pot leaf with some kind of make up or large bandaid. They need to think before they get one.
    Lifes-A-Dance

    Answer by Lifes-A-Dance at 3:06 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I have several. I would not be opposed to my child getting one once they are of age. I would hope they would take the long view on it and get something meaningful and artistic and not just some clip art.
    riotgrrl

    Answer by riotgrrl at 3:07 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • He will have to be 18 to do it. And I would hope he would have some sense in what he gets done. (no gf name ect)
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 3:07 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I'd make her choose carefully, just like I did, just like her dad did so that she won't ever look at it and wish it wasn't there. I love mine, and it means a lot to me. If she wants a tattoo, I want her to feel the same.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • so long as he is of legal age i do not care... it shows pesonality... i would just tell him to choose wisely
    jaksonsmommy

    Answer by jaksonsmommy at 3:10 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I could care less if my kids want tattoos or piercings. I have them & it wouldn't bother me if they did at all. I would make them wait till 18 & suggest they wait longer for a tattoo. It would suck to go get a tattoo of something stupid at a young age that you regret later. I didn't get my first tattoo till my early 20's & am so glad I waited. Piercings are another story, they can close & up go away easily, so I don't plan on restricting that. I haven't had my dd's ears done yet. If she wants to alter her body that's ok, but I don't feel comfortable making that decision for her.

    curlycupcake

    Answer by curlycupcake at 3:10 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I have 15 tats and If my child wanted to get a tat then as long as they new it's there for life and it doesn't come off ever then yes 16 I would give my permission and I would be there with them at 18 and they are out of school there's not much i can do.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:12 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

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