As tattoos gain more popularity and acceptance in today's society, I often go back and revisit my list of tattoos to get. It's always so hard to decide which I'm going to get next because there is such a big list. Personally, I don't have a problem with people with tattoos, and I enjoy hearing the stories behind them (though, admittedly, I know what it's like to be exhausted of telling the same story to everyone; sometimes I just have to be in the right mood to share). Some of my tattoos have a deeper meaning too, so much so that I'd just rather not share the story with people who are curious. Regardless, I appreciate the curiosity from people.
There are a lot of people out there that have a few tattoos. By a few, I mean 2 or 3. But there are certainly not as many, and I think it's almost rare to see people that have a great many tattoos. First, it's very expensive; we're talking thousands of dollars to cover you're body, and if you're planning on a full body tattoo, hundreds of thousands. There are also a lot of painful areas. Many people get back and arm tattoos because they just don't hurt as much (talking from experience). I'll soon find out that stuff on your ribs hurts much more. You definitely need to be okay with needles, okay with being in a bit of pain and being uncomfortable to get a tattoo. In my opinion, though, it's totally worth it.
I can tell that there are still those people that give an odd look to someone with a lot of tattoos. Given that I will probably one day be one of those people receiving glances, what is the general consensus on this? From the tattoo shops I've been to, even if people have lots of tattoos they are some of the nicest people I've ever met. I've never had a bad experience and I love my artist and the shop I go to. They're not pushy and they're there to give you the best work and the best experience possible. (If you're in my area, look up Fat Kat Tattoo in Keyport, it's truly the best place I've ever been; Nate owns the place and he is an amazing artist). So yeah, let me know your thoughts.