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Dedicated November 2020

Would you get matching tattoos with your future husband/wife?

Gabriela, on June 26, 2019 at 9:02 AM Posted in Community Conversations 0 50
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I’m curious on what others personal opinions are on matching tattoos with your hubby/wife.

Personally, my fiancé and me currently have one matching tattoo together. A heart (mine) and an arrow (his) on our index fingers. We got them awhile back as a low key matching tattoo. We are thinking of getting intricate lines on our ring fingers after getting married and possibly traditional styled bears later on in life.

Before I met my fiancé, I was very much against getting matching tattoos with anyone, let alone a significant other. However, my views have changed, though he is the only exception.

How about you? Would you get a matching tattoo with your fiancé?

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  • Allie
    Master August 2019
    Allie ·
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    I have one tattoo, but I'll probably never get another one. FH also doesn't like tattoos so we wouldn't do it, but I love the idea of tattooed wedding bands!

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  • Arielle
    Expert August 2020
    Arielle ·
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    I have a couple tattoos and as much as I love my FH and as much as I believe he is my end all be all, I'd never tattoo my partners name on me. If we wanted to get matching ones, depending on what they are, I'd probably be okay with it.

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  • Alicia
    VIP August 2019
    Alicia ·
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    FH and I are discussing getting coordinating tattoos after our wedding. For me, it depends on what the tattoo is. I would never get his name tattooed or anything like, cause that just totally is not my style. We're talking about getting the phrase "love never fails" from 1 Corinthians 13 in each other's handwriting, but he hasn't fully committed yet.

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  • Denise
    Super September 2019
    Denise ·
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    FH wont get any tattoos, he was originally against them, but I got one in memory of my grandfather who passed away. He doesn't mind that I have one and plan to get more, but he's remained very adamant that there's only one tattoo he would even consider and it's definately not my style, so though I think it's a cute idea, it's not for us lol

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  • Lizbeth
    Devoted May 2020
    Lizbeth ·
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    First marriage, i did it... for this one i wont.

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  • Nikita
    VIP April 2019
    Nikita ·
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    That being said, I see no problem with it. It's just not really us.

    My husband is rather against 'personal tattoos' for the sake of personal tattoos. He's an artist, so prefers to have tattoo artists really have at with their style, etc. He got one with his mother, but I think that's going to be it - and that was only because his sister got a mother/daughter tattoo and his mom would have been really hurt if he didn't do the same.

    Myself, I can't really think of anything that would make me want to - including getting married. I did once upon a time, but between having ever rotating interests, hobbies, etc., and my professional career, it doesn't really seem worth it.


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  • Jessica
    VIP June 2020
    Jessica ·
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    We are getting matching tattoos! We will both have the same initials once we are married (J.R.). I already have a J in a heart behind my ear, which he thinks is for him lol but I went with a friend when she got her first tattoo so she made me get one and that's what I got.

    We are going to get our wedding date in roman numerals as our matching tattoo. I was trying to find something that wasn't too girly.

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  • Kelly
    VIP October 2020
    Kelly ·
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    I think it'd depend on the tattoo, definitely not a name. I like the idea of the line for a wedding band.
    Overall my fiance isn't a tattoo person he says he can't commit to a design he'd like forever.
    Which is good he's self aware enough.
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  • Angerra
    VIP August 2019
    Angerra ·
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    My fiance and I both have tattoos and I would definitely be down for it. I would never get his name tattooed on me; but for sure a symbol that we mutually agree on is fine.
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  • Katie
    Dedicated October 2019
    Katie ·
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    My fiance and I are both up for getting a small one on our ring fingers. I'm not sure of what yet, maybe a small red heart for me haha
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  • Wendy
    Super August 2020
    Wendy ·
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    I love tattoos!! I have 6 already lol.. FH doesn’t like tattoos but oh well is my body... I have been trying to convince him to get a matching one but he won’t change his mind lol... I’d never do a ring tattoo or his name thou... I’d definitely want a phrase or a symbol....
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  • Michelle
    Super August 2019
    Michelle ·
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    I currently have 7 (will be 8 in a couple of weeks) and my fiance doesn't have any. He wants to get at least 1 but can't make up his mind about it. Lol I have 2 matching ones with my bestie and 1 with my daughter's father (not my fiance) so it would be cool with me to get a matching one with him. I don't mind if they match as long as it isn't something that needs to constantly be explained such as a key and a lock or something just in case we didn't work out (which I don't foresee happening but you never know).
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  • Brooke
    Expert November 2019
    Brooke ·
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    I totally would, but my FH doesn't want any tattoos (where as I have 7). He has no problem with tattoos, he just personally doesn't want any

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  • Ana
    Devoted September 2019
    Ana ·
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    I really want to but he has no interest at all.


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  • J
    Master 0000
    Judith ·
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    Neither of us like tattoos on ourselves, so NO.
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  • Mandi
    Master October 2020
    Mandi ·
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    No. But neither of us have tattoos.
    We've discussed our own personal tattoo ideas, but I doubt I'll ever get one. Let alone a matching one with him. (We both have allergies. And I've had problems with piercings before due to allergies. So probably best for me to avoid tattoos in case of an issue.)
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  • Natalia
    Expert October 2020
    Natalia ·
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    We both love tattoos, and have quite a bit. However, my FH thinks it is incredibly bad luck to get matching tattoos with a partner, that could lead to a break up/divorce. I wouldn't mind a little V on my ring finger or even a little line to represent my band.

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  • Aryel
    Just Said Yes July 2021
    Aryel ·
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    We got matching ones before we even got engaged. It was his first tattoo
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    We both have the letter M over our hearts. His name also starts with an M
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  • D
    Super July 2020
    D ·
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    No but we joke about it. It'll never happen.
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