Does this sound familiar?
While looking for tattoo design ideas, it is interesting to know the reasons why do people get a tattoo. While there are as many reasons for getting a tattoo as there are people getting one, it is quite interesting that most of them fall into these 5 top categories.
Hoping they will get you closer in finding your tattoo design idea, here are the 5 top reasons:
Reason #1 - EXPRESSING YOUR PERSONALITY & INDIVIDUALITY
Think about your personality for a moment and the things that distinguish you from others. Think about the things that mean most to you in life and have almost become inseparable in your life. Think about the things that describe you best or the things you would like to be portrayed. It can be a name, a symbol, a character, an animal, a drawing or a great combination.
Remember, your tattoo is all about you and as such, the more meaningful and personal it will be to you, the more it will appeal to you and you are likely to grow comfortable with your tattoo design.
Reason #2 - COMMEMORATING YOUR LOVED ONES
Think about someone you deeply love. Someone special that means the world to you.
Either they have passed away or not; it can be a parent, grandparent, spouse, sibling or a beloved friend. Someone that you would like to have close to you at all times. You may want to commemorate him or her by a unique tattoo design and by that treasure them - forever.
Reason #3 - COMMEMORATING AN IMPORTANT MOMENT OR EPISODE IN YOUR LIFE
We all have our special episodes and moments in our lives we would always like to keep with us. Finding your unique way to commemorate those unforgettable moments in a special tattoo design, will most likely result in an unforgettable tattoo.
Reason #4 - COMMEMORATING AN ACHIEVEMENT IN YOUR LIFE
Think about something you have achieved or would very much like to achieve in life. Something you aspire towards. We all have them. It may be something big but it does not necessarily have to be.
It can also be a small achievement, which its significance marked or will mark a significant step in your life, and that is certainly worth a special tattoo design.
Reason #5 - HARD TIMES YOU HAVE ENDURED AND PREVAILED
Some have experienced them more than others; however, enduring and overcoming hardships usually turn into the most significant moments in one's life.
Many people choose to commemorate those episodes with a special tattoo design. To some it serves as a reminder of what they have endured, never wanting to forget. To others it serves as a reminder of a certain thing they have managed to overcome. Hence, they choose to commemorate their inner-strength in order to remind themselves it always dwells within them.
Hoping this article has helped you jump-start your ideas and that it got you a step closer in finding the perfect tat for you.
Remember: Choosing where you want to apply it on your body and where to get it done are important but it is of greater importance to comprehend why you really want one. Having a tattoo created for the right reasons, and reasons that are truly important to you, will help increase the enjoyment of your tattoo design for years to come.