In my last blog post I mentioned that we were seeing more and more tattoo removals by clients who had their tattoos whilst under the influence of alcohol. In this post I’d like to cover another extremely common removal scenario – having an ex partner’s name or initials removed.
Most of us are fortunate to say that they have been in love at some point in their lives. You may have been happily married, or in a new and passionate relationship. If you’ve been there you’ll know that the feeling of being in love is absolutely all encompassing; you may be unable to imagine your life without your significant other and picture growing old together. It’s this feeling that prompts some of us to take the step of having a tattoo done to commemorate our love.
As we all know these feelings, whilst at the time feel so strong, don’t aways last forever. Relationships break down for a variety of reasons. You may still be on amicable terms with your ex partner, but that big heart with their initials inside it may suddenly seem like it doesn’t belong. At best it’s a reminder of the feelings you once shared, at worst it may actually prevent you from meeting someone else to share your life with. If you do get a new partner, they are likely to hate the tattoo, and resent the fact that they have to look at it every day.
We see many clients with their ex partners names or initials permanently etched upon them, even tattooed wedding rings. There are tattoos in private areas, on hands and necks, even on faces. These clients are often the ones who most passionately want to see the back of their tattoos – they usually have new partners or even families, and want their old flames consigned to memory where they belong, rather in the here and now as a constant reminder.
It’s a real privilege to help these people, and you can see as the ink fades week by week that they are psychologically able to move on and forward with their lives. When the ink is gone, these clients are over the moon, as are we!
If you have a tattooed reminder of an ex partner that you would like to have removed, please come and see us at The Yorkshire Cosmetic Laser Clinic for a FREE no-obligation consultation. Sessions start at £40. Email info@Yorkshireclc.co.uk to book or book online at www.yorkshireclc.co.uk