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To think it's ridiculous to get a tattoo of your partners name/initials

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AnneNonimous Thu 02-May-13 11:12:12

And stinks of insecurity?

I am 21 and know a lot of people my age who have their partners names tattooed on their body. Most of them are broken up now. The whole idea makes me feel a bit uncomfortable - almost like you're branding yourself his/her property.

I don't want this to be a tattoo bashing thread at all, I love tattoos and have a few myself. But I just don't see why anyone feels the need to do this?

HairyGrotter Thu 02-May-13 14:04:03

Not something I'd do, even my child's name I wouldn't have tattooed on me. I have a tattoo in honour of her (2 actually), but never her name. I wouldn't have a lovers name on me either

Each to their own smile

loofet Thu 02-May-13 14:34:49

Perhaps its ok with a long term partner or your dw/dh... But I personally wouldn't. Not keen on name/initial tattoos anyway, I think it's much better to get something to represent the person.

Missymoo That really made me laugh. If he carries on he'll end up with a body full of dogs grin

Yakare Thu 02-May-13 14:37:31

YANBU. But people are daft. It's what makes life so amusing.

pickledginger Thu 02-May-13 14:40:11

Statistically you'd want to pick something popular. In 20 years Amelia would be a good choice.

MansView Thu 02-May-13 14:52:01

yes, or someone like tyrone... smile

Pobblewhohasnotoes Thu 02-May-13 15:21:03

Is it so you don't forget what their name is?

Just quickly check before filling in forms etc.

Shellywelly1973 Thu 02-May-13 16:49:30

I haven't got a tattoo nor has dp.

Im not brave enough& would probably change my mind about it after a few days!

My best friends dh has her face tattooed on his lower arm. Its very well done, they've been together for 17 years!

Branleuse Thu 02-May-13 17:06:56

i have my dps name on my hip. I am well insecure and a bit chavvy scum though innit.

YOUR tattoos on the other hand are completely classy AND you are a better person than I.

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