What's the Story Behind Your Tattoo?

Xavier in Stories

Here-take-my-heart posts are usually reblogged a hundred thousand times. But it's a little something we're really interested in. Tattoos.

Tattoo with a story
Tattoo with a story
Tattoo with a story
Tattoo with a story
Tattoo with a story
Tattoo with a story

It's one of those memorial tattoos that are bound to bring a tug in somebody's heart. Memorial tattoos are very common because it's an intimate way to honour someone dear to you whom you've lost.

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To turn things around, there's nothing wrong with a little laugh from your tattoos. Not all stories behind tattoos are required to be so deep that you can see Adele rolling. These are the stories you take with you through old age; point at your tattoos and tell anyone who will listen about how you got your ex's name covered up. There's more here on Thought Catalog!

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Tattoo with a story
Tattoo with a story

Last year, Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton released a book titled 'Pen & Ink', illustrating people's stories behind their tattoos. The storytellers include Lena Dunham and Lori Petty.

Pen & Ink by Fitzgerald and MacNaughten
Pen & Ink by Fitzgerald and MacNaughten

Now, take a seat and share with us yours. Show us a picture. Tell us who did it and where, if you remember. What makes it special? Things like that. We'd love to hear your stories.

You can share it in the comments of our Facebook page, or if you'd rather go anonymous, send us a message.

Thanks for sticking with us!

Xavier

@Xavier

When she's not writing for Tattoodo, Xavier likes experimenting with art and organizing local music shows. We're kidding, she's probably asleep. Follow her on Instagram @claudia_strife

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