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22 Things Only People With Piercings Will Understand

We're way holier than you.

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1. People will automatically judge you.

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Piercings = terrible person, apparently.

2. You've been told countless times that it will be hard to find a job.

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Watch. Me.

3. People will ask you why you ruined your face.

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I don't know, but ask me again and I'll ruin yours.

4. You will at some point get your piercing(s) stuck on something.

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And it will be difficult to undo.

5. People will ask you if getting pierced hurt.

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I mean, a needle literally went through my skin, so what do you think?

6. People will try to tell you that you'll regret your piercings.

The only thing I'm regretting is this conversation.

7. And people will stare.

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PROBABLY AT HOW AMAZING YOU LOOK WITH PIERCINGS!!!!

8. During the healing process you will mildly regret your decision.

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WHY ARE YOU BEING SUCH A BITCH, PIERCING?

9. But as soon as the piercing heals, you immediately want another.

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:: makes appointment at shop ::

10. People will ask why you got piercings, and no answer will ever be good enough.

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Because I wanted to, obviously.

11. People will tell you, "Hope it doesn't get infected!"

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And you're like, yeah me too, LOL.

12. You are an EXPERT when it comes to healing/cleaning cuts.

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You've done it before...like four times a day for months at a time.

13. You'll want to change up your jewelry all the time, but you'll end up sticking with the original piece of jewelry with which you were pierced.

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It happens.

14. You'll roll your eyes when someone famous makes your piercing "popular" again.

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You're a ~trendsetter.~

15. You will play with your piercing(s) ALL. THE. DAMN. TIME.

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:: bites lip ring ::

16. You'll get REAL tired of people saying, "But you're so pretty, why did you do that to yourself?"

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I'M STILL PRETTY. BYE.

17. You'll be asked if you have hidden piercings.

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WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO KNOW?

18. Friends will ask you to go with them and hold their hand when they get pierced because you're the expert.

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And you'll spend the entire time planning out your next piercing.

19. Witnessing someone else get a piercing will freak you out more than actually getting a piercing yourself.

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OH MY GOD WHAT IS THAT NEEDLE DOING?

20. People will ask about how your piercings will look when you're older.

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They'll look fabulous, same as now.

21. And then they'll suggest that you'll get tired of your piercing(s) in a month.

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OH ARE YOU PSYCHIC NOW?

22. People may not approve, but when you look in the mirror and see your piercings, you feel fucking fabulous.

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And that's all that matters.

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