"You know that's permanent, right?"
"Have you thought about how that'll look when you get old?"
These are two comments people who want tattoos hear from those who think tattoos are pointless. I specialized in ignoring the anti-tattoo folks, but after spending $900 on tattoo laser surgery to get my tattoo removed, I wish I'd listened.
My first tattoo was a silhouette of a couple giving a toast. At the age of 17, I thought this prom shot was cool, but I never considered how many people would ask me, "Who is that guy?" and "Are you married?" Answers: Nobody, and no. I got the faces shaded in so they would resemble And1 athletic wear...