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    Hiya, I am getting my first tattoo on Monday; I've already put the deposit down so there's no going back now!

    I've wanted it for ages, I know how I want it to look, I've found a lovely & talented tattoo artist, etc. But it's going to be on my wrist - two lines of coordinates and a small drawing beneath. Anybody else had something similar? I don't have a tremendously high pain tolerance, and tbh I'm utterly terrified.
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    (Original post by hartleys)
    Hiya, I am getting my first tattoo on Monday; I've already put the deposit down so there's no going back now!

    I've wanted it for ages, I know how I want it to look, I've found a lovely & talented tattoo artist, etc. But it's going to be on my wrist - two lines of coordinates and a small drawing beneath. Anybody else had something similar? I don't have a tremendously high pain tolerance, and tbh I'm utterly terrified.
    Really, don't worry about it! The pain from a tattoo isn't the same as other pain. It's hard to really understand until you've had one, but it is almost pleasurable. Because you've chosen a good tattoo artist, it won't hurt as much either. Getting one done by a scratcher hurts much more. I've had two on my feet, which is supposed to be incredibly painful, and I sat them both really well. People make it out to be much more painful than it is! My mum has one in the same place that you're getting yours and even she sat through it, and trust me when I say she's the biggest wimp ever :laugh: She's had a few, and the wrist wasn't the most painful either. I'm sure you'll be fine. It sounds like it won't take very long to do either. My advice is to take a drink with you. You might not be able to drink it in the room, but you'll want it before and afterwards. Getting tattooed can really take it out of you, and it's good to rehydrate. I always take a sports drink in with me. Enjoy your tattoo!
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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Really, don't worry about it! The pain from a tattoo isn't the same as other pain. It's hard to really understand until you've had one, but it is almost pleasurable. Because you've chosen a good tattoo artist, it won't hurt as much either. Getting one done by a scratcher hurts much more. I've had two on my feet, which is supposed to be incredibly painful, and I sat them both really well. People make it out to be much more painful than it is! My mum has one in the same place that you're getting yours and even she sat through it, and trust me when I say she's the biggest wimp ever :laugh: She's had a few, and the wrist wasn't the most painful either. I'm sure you'll be fine. It sounds like it won't take very long to do either. My advice is to take a drink with you. You might not be able to drink it in the room, but you'll want it before and afterwards. Getting tattooed can really take it out of you, and it's good to rehydrate. I always take a sports drink in with me. Enjoy your tattoo!
    Hey man, thank's a lot! Sorry I took so long to get back to you this is exactly the confidence boost I needed though, I'm going in tomorrow haha.
 
 
 
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