Of those 40%, almost half have more than one tattoo. These ladies usually aren’t afraid to commit to one thing and stick to it. then mayyybe that’s a different story.) They live life on their own terms. They’re confident in who they are and aren’t afraid to really show it. Tattooed and modified ladies are normally accepting of all looks and body types because they understand what it’s like to want to look different than the norm.
While still not the norm, tattoos are now more accessible and commonplace than ever. These ladies have sometimes withstood hours and hours of a needle dragging across their skin. Counting and asking about all of the hidden ones under the sheets makes for some really great pillow talk (And 70% of millennials with tattoos report that their work is hidden under their clothes). They’re open-minded and unabashed about their life and bodies.
For years tattoos were associated with criminal activity, gangs, and other unlawful heathens.
However, according to the Pew Research Center, almost 4 in 10 millennials now have a tattoo. These women want to live their life based on what they like and don’t care if people have a problem with that. They know exactly how to express their feelings and emotions and have conveyed some of those emotions through the art on their body.
I have literary tattoos of Fitzgerald and Hemingway quotes on my left arm, an Anais Nin quote on my rib cage, a half sleeve that’s inspired by a Vladimir Nabokov book cover, my dog’s name (because of course! A man sees my arms all tattooed up and, if he’s the type of guy who doesn’t have any tattoos himself, he thinks I’m some sort of badass rebel, which is hardly the case once you take into consideration that I’m a walking ad for J. But as a woman who has committed herself to a lifetime of ink (and I’m hardly done, much to my mother’s disappointment), I do like to think that myself, and other women like me, are special in our own way because of our ink.
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Daisies were and are my favorite flower, so in my 18-year-old mind a daisy on my ankle, for all eternity, seemed like a brilliant idea.
Since then, despite absurd opinion pieces branding tattooed women as "broken," I’ve gotten over 15 more ― tattoos, not daisies. As a woman with a bunch of tattoos, I find that a lot of stereotypes come a long with it.