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  • Permanent. For a lifetime. The entire duration of your existence.

    The decision to plunge ink into your skin in some shape that will eternally remain in that spot is not one that should be taken lightly. It will probably fade, discolor, and stretch out to accompany the new fat you accumulate. It will sag and wrinkle with your skin as you age. It will lose its meaning, and you will grow to forget the drunken night that resulted in its creation. Is it worth it? Are you making the right choice?

    In the moment you are. You can handle the uncomfortable needle. You can think up some design, picture, or word. You can choose a patch of skin that looks too plain simply performing it’s physiological function concealing your muscle and bone. This image will remain forever. A permanent ink stain on your body. You can never change it. Ignore that thought. Flip your mind back to the moment. Yes, your friends will admire your bravery. The world will perceive you as “tough.” But what will mom think? Ignore that too. The excitement builds around you. The excitement builds inside you.
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