Teenagers & Tattoos

Tattoos are becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. While some teenagers want a tattoo to enjoy a fad others desire a tattoo to fit in among peers. This can be a tough issue for parents to navigate with their children. How should parents respond when their teenagers ask them for tattoos?

First of all, parents should seek to understand the heart of their child and his or her desire for a tattoo before sharing the permanent and sometimes dangerous consequences of getting a tattoo. Ultimately, it is important to approach this conversation with compassion and truth.

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