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Inking for Love! 4 Creative Alternatives to Name Tattoos

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Inking for Love! 4 Creative Alternatives to Name Tattoos

Scared of a name tattoo? Here are other tattoos to permanently show your love.

In Hollywood, many of our favorite celebs have gotten matching tattoos with their significant other, including Eva Longoria, Katy Perry, Khloe Kardashian and Beyoncé. Most of these relationships have failed; yet none of these women are walking around with their exes name inked on their skin in large font. That’s because they found creative alternatives to the traditional name tattoo.

PLUS: 5 Celebrities Who Got Tattoos for Love

Here’s how to tattoo your love without actually tattooing his name.

Tattoo a date.

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The date you mutually decide on should hold a significant meaning to your relationship. It can be your wedding date, the date you first kissed, or your child's date of birth. Personally, I have a tattoo of a grenade on my arm with a serial number; the serial number is actually a date that symbolizes a past relationship. Photo Credit/ Flickr: Rannbran1209.

MORE: 5 Reasons to Be with A Man Who Loves Your More

No matter what you decide, do so with care, trepidation and a clear head! Though these aren’t name tattoos, they are just as permanent. Consider these options only if you are in a long-term and stable relationship. Photo Credit/ Flickr: One2beeluved.

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Tabitha Bauman

Living in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Tabitha is a self-proclaimed free spirit who travels extensively throughout the USA. She has a bold writing style and offers her insight on love, dating and relationships on and She writers from her own experience as an independent woman exposed to the world of modern-day dating. Her goal is to enable women to value themselves above all else and find happiness in this great big world.


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