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Moral of the story: Women are better with tattoos.
Just don’t get tattoos
You know he is just pandering to women right? I've never seen a woman not crying and start shaking uncontrollably while getting a tattoo. Women like to say things like "you couldn't handle child birth", well neither could you. That's why you got that shot in your spine so you can't feel anything.
@CheezHell nha im getting them
@Cheez I will be getting tattoos. I've wanted them since I was young
Yk when you grow up hearing that beauty is pain and every woman who ever raised you put you through said pain, you tend to handle pain really well
bro wtf you talkin about 💀
i experienced the same but in a different way. We were broke and didn't have money to go to the hospital so every minor pain I felt is just normal so I can't really differentiate wants mild pain and normal pain. I think I've only been to the hospital for myself like 5 times? and I've lived for a long time
My sisters entire body is tatted. She gave birth last year and was literally told me as I cradled my niece, “yeah, I think my back piece was worse and longer” and just ate chick fil a. She’s a queen.
That's no queen that's a Valkyrie
I fear and revere her.
I have mad respect for people like that.
I feel like if you have a back tattoo, your tolerance for pain goes through the roof. My neck tattoo was a special experience
It's nice to have a common baseline to compare birth to.
I’ve met a lot of women who get tattoos as stress relief so damn right they don’t flinch at the pain
😂😂 That's exactly why me and every other woman I know has gotten a tattoo
My wife and I go every 6 months as a form of therapy
@Fafnyr's Lair haha it’s a beautiful way to express yourself
@Sylvaria that’s cute
Ah this is me and my mom lol
Women also just have a higher pain tolerance and generally more patience.
true although my dad has more patience than anyone I met it's almost concerning but impressive
@Justin Joubertsomething something childbirth
Also high heels, period cramps, and tight hairstyles. Womanhood is a gauntlet.
Tattoo industry: Universally agrees that that women handle pain better.Medical industry: Quit your whining. You simply can't handle a little bit of pain. It's NORMAL!
Just found the one obgyn yesterday in my whole life who not only listened when I said I was in pain but fully stopped, took a break and told me some breathing exercises to do so it wouldn’t hurt one bit. I freaking love her. For the first time I didn’t leave an appointment on wobbly legs 🎉 The rest all told me its NORMAL while I was screaming 🙄All women who should know better
@Random accthat’s horrible! I’m so sorry you had to deal with that! That’s completely unnecessary considering how many conditions can cause pain for women in that area. Some people should NEVER be allowed to become Drs.❤
my tattoo artist told me i sit for my tattoos as well as a woman, best compliment
This is adorable ngl
I don't have any tattoos and never will but my dentist says I'm a great patient. I get all sleepy .
So many men would be offended, respect you could accept the compliment
@Just SydOnly weird men.
Ya when you get monthly pain that lasts a week and can sometimes be so bad you either feel like you are gonna faint/vomit or actually faint/vomit you have a lot higher pain tolerance.
@Justin Joubert In my books, somebody faints because of pain = it's bad. I wanna see you try one of those period pain simulators 🤦🏼
@Justin Joubert and you're saying it's not bad. If a person is affected by pain strongly, it's bad pain. Doesn't matter the gender or pain tolerance, intense pain is bad pain that's all I'm saying 🤷🏼
@Justin Joubert That is very wrong.
As a man, it's good to remember that women have a higher pain tolerance than men because they "practice" monthly. Kudos to women for putting up with that
Ikr. Imagine someone kicking you in the nuts for a week each month and your reaction is to show no discomfort other than to ask someone for ice cream or chocolate. And that's not by choice, it's because the pain is mandatory and the culture doesn't allow for complaint, or even loss of composure, or even talking about it at all. That said, if you know someone who gets painful periods, it may be common but it's not actually normal. They should see a doctor who is prepared to take them seriously. It can be caused by various medical problems.
Why, thank you, good sir
i totally respect you and treating women with kindness like that i appreciate so much
According to science, no, men have the higher pain threshold.
@Red Barrel Entertainment you’re just blatantly wrong
When I was getting my first tattoo done I started feeling lightheaded and woozy (I didn't have a chance to eat before going) and the guys in the shop noticed right away and got me all set up with cold towels, water, crackers, and a fan. One of them said "you don't have to prove that you can handle it, we all already know women sit better."And I promised next time I'd come well fed and speak up if something was wrong. It's been almost seven years and they're still my go-to shop.
Lmao I got my first one on no sleep and no food and damn near passed out halfway through. They made me sit in the corner and have a banana and orange soda before they’d continue 😂10/10 would hire that artist again
Yall have some really sweet stories 🤗 I wanna get a tattoo but I might end up asking them to do one with henna instead 😂😂😂
That's cool they did all that to help. Love it!
I almost fainted at mine once and he put me on the couch while he took care of 2 other clients (who just wanted piercings) until I felt better, also gave me cold water and sugar 😭 not changing tattoo artists anytime soon
Omg same thing with me, I didn’t eat or drink anything before my first tattoo. After that I learned my lesson and now I don’t pass out😀👍🏼
This is 100% accurate. My friend and I got matching tattoos on the inside of our ankle. He went first and no joke, he was moaning, at some point almost screaming, his eyes were watering and he was squeezing my hand so tight that it felt like he was going to break my hand. He was displaying that he was in so much pain that I almost backed out. I am glad I didn’t bc it hurt but kinda just felt like a cat was scratching me. It definitely didn’t hurt near as bad as he made it seem.
Fuck man, I saw my best friend fall asleep getting a tattoo behind her ear, while I’m gritting my teeth getting a shoulder tattoo lmao
Uhm hows does... how? Explain how she fell asleep when she was getting a tattoo?
When I was getting my ribs tattooed there came a point where I got used to the sound and feel that I relaxed so much I almost fell asleep.I think it definitely helped me a lot having gone through all the underarm laser hair removal sessions that feel similar 😂
In all fairness, behind the ear is quite a pleasant place to get tattooed. It feels like your skull is vibrating and doesn't hurt at all.
I would've said "women, but since it's a competition, you can try to tip the scales" 😂
Haha "Tip" I'll show myself out now
Beautiful comedy gold!
I was at a festival recently and a few of the vendors had separate tip jars for male and female customers so they could compete lol
@JulianStarbuckjust like your mom
My first tattoo was on my collarbone which was fine but what scared me was that I realized he was going to have to touch my breasts with his arm. He was super respectful but I kept holding my breath so my chest wouldn't rise and brush against him. Spent the whole time worried about that while everyone walking by was telling me how painful my collarbone was supposed to be.
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You know who don't generally concern themselves with "Who handles tattoos better?" Women.
Then how come there’s so much bragging in the comments section 🙄 I frankly don’t doubt women handle tattoos better than men, but women also talk shit just as much as men do.
@PurpleLightning6was9i don’t know how far you’ve hate-scrolled to see it, but i haven’t seen any bragging. if anything, i’m impressed by amabs who can sit for hours.
When I’ve told men that I sat for 6-7 hours in one day to get my left thigh piece they get weird about it. It was a long day, man. But worth it.
I have a large tattoo on my left thigh as well. That's about how long I sat for. Apart from the artist taking smoke breaks and my bathroom break, I was in that chair like I was at a job.
Was literally just having this conversation with my chiropractor today about how women are tougher than men. My chiro loves messing with the husbands who get awkward when he says husband's wife is tough
Angry man noises is so real 💀💀
*vague man noises*
I believe you mean /\ |
Showing him the money asking who tipped better got me dying
One time I paid my artist $800 for a $300 tattoo… I was in a good financial spot and he’d done almost every tattoo on my body and I tipped him for those as well but it was never more than like a $75 tip… I’ve never regretted giving him that tip and I can say he likes seeing me around the shop.
Fell asleep on a 7 hour tattoo. At one point you don't register the pain
passed out not sleep cause if it was still worked on while you was "sleeping: thats not cool and is illeagel
@Mr Dunbar I'm pretty sure since you've signed paperwork and consented to a tattoo, they're allowed to work on it if you're asleep as long as you haven't previously said not to.
My mom took me to her favorite tattoo place when I was little. I helped her pick out a nice Pegasus for her back.She fell asleep halfway through (by accident ofc).So the tattoo guy basically babysat me for the rest of it and gave me candy.Good times.
@Mikavian F any morally sound artist would stop and wake them to make sure all is ok
@Mr Dunbar If she ain't waking up from being repeatedly stabbed by needles, It's going to be hard to wake her up.
I recently got my first tattoo and I asked my tattoo artist the same thing and he gave me the same answer. I asked because he told me I was his second first timer of the day and the guy before me had been shaking the whole time and almost passed out. I sat still through the tattoo and the pain wasn’t bad at all. Though I did feel faint close to the end due to my low blood pressure and it being a hot day. But my artist was so nice and kept me in conversation almost the whole time.
men have higher pain tolerances look it up
Every tattoo artist I've sat for says the same. ❤❤❤
I came here to say the same thing!😂
theyd obviously say the same thing to men if a man asked they just say to the same gender to please the customer
We get a lot of practice ignoring pain & sitting still long before we can legally get a tattoo. Helps
Reminded of that kid who sat through a burst appendix in class because her period hurt more.
There have been so many cases of women getting heart attacks and thinking they were exaggerating their period cramps it isn’t even okay😭😭
@CelticRuneSingerwdym uh huh
I’m a tattoo artist and I had two clients come in yesterday, a man who was getting one tattoo and got up every 5 minutes because he needed a break, and a woman who sat there for the entire session getting 3 different tattoos without even complaining once. Women really just have a crazy pain tolerance
This is exactly why, when I went into a shop to ask about getting my kids names put on my arms and the artist told me he'd have to do it in two sittings and that I should get them smaller coz I wouldn't be able to handle the pain, I walked out of that shop and went elsewhere. The names are from wrist to elbow and I did them both in one sitting without any issues. To give the other artist benefit of the doubt, these were my first visible tattoos so maybe he was just trying to discourage me coz he thought I'd regret it, but I had made up my mind and its not like my kids will ever stop being my kids!
I’ve actually heard this from many othertattoo artists too. They all seem to agreethat women sit better when getting tats
we suffer through a lot more physical pain, it makes sense. good on those amabs who have full sleeves and body tats, can’t be easy.
Cause real men get no tattoos
I was think the same women have a higher pain tolerance
@Geologenlmfao, someone’s mad 😅
@Gracelynn Black nah it was only a joke fr fr
While I was getting tattooed on my shoulder, my artist had me lie down them had to keep asking if I was okay because I was motionless and shallow breathing. She was doing fine lime and told me to stay still 😂😂 I didn't want wonky lines. Only became vocal like "oooooh that hurts" at the shading. Towards the armpit didn't tickle though 😮
men have higher pain tolerences look it up
The only part that hurts?*DRY. WIPE. DOWN.* Shit feels like sandpaper. And I will absolutely say this w 100000% honesty. A tattoo that tickles is worse than a tattoo that hurts. The only reason I kept tapping out on my thigh tattoos was bc I was cramping up so bad trying not to bust out laughing
That naturally higher pain tolerance comes in clutch sometimes.
Just an urban legend. Studies show women feel pain more intensely than men and have a lower threshold. Not trying to devalue women or invalidate the pain they go through, especially with being expected to be 100% when menstruating. It's not a race or anything, women and men have their fair share of emotional and physical burden.
@C Wheelsyour comment wont get likes because its based in truth instead of opinion. Everyone in this comment section is brainwashed
@C Wheels there is no study that backs you up.
@C Wheels feeling more intensely and handling it better doesn’t mean the same thing. Women handle pain better than men because for some of us we have a week where we are in pain for a good amount of the day. Men do not experience this AT ALL. All 4 weeks in a month you have 0 pain as a male. Different doesn’t mean weaker.
@C Wheelsbro you need to make this a comment and not a reply
Considering I've thought that light taps, nudges, and touches feeling like they could bruise me everywhere were normal for the last several years up, plus awful period pains and chronic migraines, so my tattoo was nothing. The only problem was that I had no idea I was supposed to tip, I was a new adult at the time and hadn't looked into it (nobody I knew had tattoos, my parents were super strict and threatened to kick me out if I got one, so I was hiding it), and i still feel super bad about it and have no idea how to get in touch with that artist from back then 😭
Bro got those hockey puck ears 💀💀💀
My mom yanking on my hair for 20 minutes on end and having to stay still finally paid off
I just fuckin cried cause I instantly understood what this meant and had a flashback to my childhood! XD
And her yelling “it doesn’t hurt” to me a 4yr old
My mom would always say “Stop crying, or I'll give you a reason to cry” when she would do this
My last tattoo artist and I talked about this for a decent bit of the session. She did my favorite tattoo and I'll definitely be going back
@jamal jamal Okay I did.To quote Professor Jennifer Graham, Biobehavioral Health, Penn State, "Overall, I think it's important to know that men and women respond similarly to pain at a biological level."If anything, the only studies I've seen seem to indicate that women feel pain more intensely, but not that they react to it more. So if women feel pain more intensely, but generally tend to squirm less and be less reactive while getting tattooed, what does that say about men's pain tolerance?I have a really high pain tolerance because I have EDS. It's not that I feel less pain than other people, but I just tolerate it better. Because I'm in pain 24/7, I've just gotten used to it.
I got a tattoo at the same time as my dad, who had never been to a tattoo appointment before that. He cried and was shaking the whole time and afterwards said he “knows what child birth is like now” and then I got my tattoo and didn’t even really feel it, just chatted with the artist the whole time. We both got the same tattoo on our upper arm in the same spot. He’s been way more symptomatic of pregnancy, child birth, menstrual pain, and so on since then. 😂
Reminds me of when I was in martial arts.My instructor (mostly taught kids) told me that while boys were obviously more common and had more upper body strength, girls were more disciplined, eager to learn, and scarier to fight because they put everything they have into it.
It's not enough that I win, others must suffer. And also I'm tired of people seeing the amount of times I've failed and thought I'm stupid, weak and incompetent.
@BlenderPain are you alright?
@nobody Nope, but I will be in the future though. But I understand the premise. To be belittled or to be looked upon with disappointment, disgust, dismissal etc. fills people with rage. Rage to prove others wrong.
I had my picture in the paper after winning a jujitsu tournament when I was young. People in town thought it was hilarious that a tiny red head girl had this kid twice her size pinned. Though I have not done it for a while that will always be a sense of pride for me and has left me with valuable skills that I have sadly had to use in life
My back was done by a friend who had recently been paroled. As it turns out, I was the first woman he had ever worked on. I read magazines, watched tv, and chatted. He thought it was just me. He has had murderers and cutthroats of the worst kind, and told me that they whine, bitch, cuss and squirm. He told me hands down he'd rather work on women. Once they decide they want it, they keep still and don't complain. Never asked any other tattooists that question.
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As a tattooed woman, I accept and appreciate this. ❤
Thou hast dirtified the very skin bestoveth upon you by Lord Almighty, woman. Steep thy life in prayer, and hope that Lord sees fit to show mercy on thy corrupted soul.
He was lying for you😂
@Jason ParkNo, actually not
"Who tips better?" "Women"*barely tips anything*"Told ya."
As a biological female who has taken hormone therapy, tattoos don’t affect me still. I still have the pain tolerance but now I have a beard lol
"Wom..... Men!" Sometimes, you just gotta tell the customer what they Wana hear to get that bag 😂
Finally we get credit for something
I actually had a random dude walk in and ask to watch me get my last tats. Both me and my artist laughed when he said, "Damnit! That's right! You're a woman! This is no fun!" before he turned around and walked out. 😂
I don't remember the pain of my tattoos but I sure as shit remember the pain of vaginal birth no epidural.
shit felt, i’m never giving birth but i can sure remember being fetus position on my bed clutching my stomach. the only tattoo pain i recall is when they had me bent around the chair wrong so i couldn’t breathe lol.
I only remember being in pain for 2 parts of my tatoo. The first was near my nipple it made my armpit hurt, which was more weird than anything else. Then the part that I had an issue with was whenever ink was put in against my collarbone. That felt like a hot knife where everything else was mildly annoying.
Im not a female so i cant say for sure but im pretty sure you dont remember it as clearly as you think. I think it was proven that women forget how severe the childbirth pain is (to an extent ofc, youll remember it being painful but youll remember it being less painful than it actually was) so theyll have another kid instead of being like "im not going through that pain again" Again im not a female so im only speculating based off what ive been told
@Georgino Ventriloquo from what I have been told. During childbirth specifically women produce a ton of hormones that specifically make them more likely to remember giving birth as less traumatic/painful than it was at the time. Which seems kinda mean from evolution.
@rrteppo yep thank you for backing me up as I can't really say for 100% wether I'm right or wrong, so it's nice to have someone whos heard the same
If we're talking cis women, it's because our uteruses have a heart attack every month that we're expected to just ignore
True. My husband had a really hard time choosing his tattoo, I had a cool design. He didn’t tip more than 20 bucks, I tipped 50. We had the same placement on our bicep. He was shaking and grunting with pain but it honestly wasn’t bad for me. Felt like my forearm tattoo. I also think it could’ve been because he had more muscle but when I brought that up to my artist he said it wasn’t that since we were both in the same position/not flexing. Mens pain tolerance is kind of funny tbh.
My first tattoo was a detailed half sleeve. First appt kepts just being like "if youre still good to keep going I dont mind" and 9 hrs later she called it to get back home 😂
That's impressive! I can't sit more than 4 hrs.
@bobbiec2829 psh if you think it's impressive already also keep in mind I have ADHD 😜 was just so pumped
felt, got 2 different tats for my first session. second session was roughly four hours. the worst thing is the boredom.
4 hrs as a second session for color two weeks after the first, that sucked. Almost wished we'd just done the 8 hours from the start
This just reminds me of that scene from Anastasia when she says "Men are such baby's"
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Everytime i have been tattooed, the position i sat in was the painful part vs the actual tattoo lol
That was definitely 💯 percent the case with my last tattoo. The position was rough!
Hahahaha right? My hip bone was sore but my leg was fine to keep getting work on.
same! they had me bent over for my back tattoo and i couldn’t breathe. it wasn’t a huge tattoo though so i powered through.
The way I sat for my ankle, my entire leg fell asleep 😂
I have a calf piece that has (so far) about 8 hours of work on it. We have about 2 - 3 more hours to finish it. The worst part was the initial 4 hour outline, but honestly, my artist has such a gentle touch, it just feels like a light massage.
Absolutely hysterical. Love how he caught himself at the end. That worked out well.
😂 My tattoo artist kept checking on me because I was so quiet. I fell asleep at one point for my rib piece. He told me a man had a rib piece done the previous day and he had to stop so many times
YOU FELL A SLEEP ON A RIB PIECE!! GOWDAYUM u on a new level
Did you fall asleep? Or did you pass out? Very different Also this isn't supposed to be condescending. I have zero tats and an trans ftm so my tolerance would be of any other afab
@Shoto Todoroki Dude, I'm pretty sure she knows the difference. You may not be intending to be condescending towards her pain tolerance, but you're coming across as condescending to her intellect.
@Rhoda E Most people use the phrase "passing out" as "falling asleep" and vice versa. Has nothing to do with intelligence
@Shoto Todoroki It's very clear in the context here that she means that she was taking the tattoo well in comparison to the man the previous day. That would not be the case if she'd passed out instead of fallen asleep.Either way, I'm just telling you what you're coming across as. Fair enough if that's not your intention.
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I got my first and only (so far) tattoo on my ribs, the tattoo artist gave me a quote and said it should last 30 to 45 minutes. After a while of enduring the pain, I asked for a break, and she said "we're actually almost done, would you hold on for a couple minutes more?" It ended up lasting 20 minutes and she made me pay less than announced because it was so quick.
This has made me feel way more at ease about getting a tattoo later this year lmao (๑و•̀Δ•́)و✧
Got my first one in January! Five guys working that shop, and every single one of them said women typically sit better.Legitimately, my 15 pound cat making biscuits on my arm/shoulder hurt more, and he did that the very next morning, too, so I had a quality comparison XD and I've definitely had waaay worse uterine cramps. What finally got my arse on the table, though, was getting stitches with the lidocaine having worn off before they started. I figured it couldn't be any worse than that, and definitely was mild af. Even the healing wasn't painful at all. And I did my super feckin' scrawny ankle. (I still had anxiety, but that's expected for me and I know I'll have it for every tattoo ever 😂) and while I didn't get a super big piece, it's still wraps around my ankle and it's very detailed. Took about 1.5 hrs. My leg fell asleep 🤣After that, my mom decided she'd get her first one. She got her upper thigh/hip, and except for where it got close to bone she didn't feel much, and she agreed on the cat scratch feeling.I hope your experience is a great one!!! If you're looking for any tips, I have a few I've always thought of, but you could also very well be sure on everything and just have some anxiety (I completely understand that one! I was sooo ready but I still anxiety-chilled in my car for a couple of hours before finally going in. (It was a Friday the 13th, so there was a wait-list, but they did actual proper tattoos and flash for a special, not those tiny 15 minute ones that you can't change anything on.)) So I'll leave it at that otherwise 😂
It's really not that bad depending on where you get it. Arms are probably the least painful, especially the fatty parts. It hurt more near my elbow because there's less skin. Seriously though it wasn't that bad.
im also getting my first tattoo this year!
I get my very first tattoo (with my mom and aunt) this next week and I’m a bit less nervous after this considering.. I regrettably (maybe) picked a hand/finger tattoo 💀
I had my first tattoo as a sternum/rib/underboob tattoo and I was estimated 6 hours but got it done in 3 with no breaks. It wasn’t even bad. People told me it was a painful spot and that it would be horrible for a first tattoo and to just do my arm or something so I know what I’m getting myself into. I was pretty head strong on the area since it was more about increasing my self love and body image (100% worked btw) and my tattoo artist made me so comfortable and kept checking that I was okay and reminding me to tell him to stop if I needed him to. Couldn’t be happier and I can’t wait to be a disappointment to my grandparents when I start getting tattoos in visible areas 🥰
Hospital staffs consistently rank elderly women as having the best pain tolerance.
The worst people to take blood from in the hospital are always the big burly men with loads of tattoos. They always end up telling me they hate needles, go clammy and pale and sometimes I’ve had to lie them down to stop them fainting.
Tattoo needles ≠ medical needles.
At least I get to eat before a tattoo. I wasn’t warned about having a 15 vial fasting draw during my early cancer screenings after surgery. I was woozy after the 80 minute drive there. Thankfully my spouse was there and we fed me after.My 10 years survivor tattoo is almost a year old now. I put it on my ankle. I only uttered one expletive, so it wasn’t too bad for this old sailor.
not liking needles has nothing to do with pain tolerance. i dont like getting jabbed yet i worked all day with my hands today and 4 out of 10 fingertips have cuts on them that seriously hurt. yet my 12 day was completed as expected. im saying this as a big burly guy with one tattoo.
I'm fine with tattoos and piercings bit putting a needle in my vein or a shot is a totally different thing. Even after having kids.
I gave birth in April. Had virtually no pain, labor was a breeze for me. But my upper leg tattoos???? BRUTAL!! Something about the fatty parts of my legs 🙅🏼♀️ I did however, sit through a 5 hour lower back tattoo as my first tat and I was totally fine 😂
Moral of the story: women are stronger
storys fake then
Period cramps prepare us for every pain
It’s not even just the cramps either, there’s so much pain in periods both physically and sometimes mentally
@Pinky Bro exactly lol
Yea but main have higher pain tolerance though
@Inzanium you mean men? If so I would love to see a man try to give birth or at least feel what is like to push a whole baby out of a women’s uterus. And I would love to see you try what is like having a pain we got to deal with every month call a period (menstruation)
I got my very first tat on my collar bone. My artist had a bunch of spike braclets and he was trying to position himself the best to trace the letters. I suggested he take off the braclets so he could better hold the angle (I do lots of doodles) and as he took his braclets off in agreement we realized I had spike indentations in my chest😅 I didn't even know...Also, I heard that the collar bone was one of the painful spots to get tattoos, which is why I got it, but it just felt like someone scratching me for a long time🤷
They have higher pain tolerance lmao
I have horrendous periods that leave me bedridden for a few days, and I can't take anti-inflammatories because I've had a stomach ulcer. Tattoos are a walk in the park by comparison. I almost fell asleep getting my first one back in my early 20's. 🤭 So it doesn't surprise me that us women folk handle the pain better. 😅
So true. When I had my IUD put in I drove for two hours before I could curl up around a heating pad and die inside
Same, I have endometriosis. Tattoos are nothing compared to my period pain.
The irony is in medical treatment. Men are notoriously big babies and med staff take their whines seriously. YET, when women finally reach their threshold of pain, it's treated with scepticism.Any tattoo artist would say the same as this artist, too.
@roseabellmoviestar I've heard how barbaric IUD insertion is. Sorry you had to experience that! 🥲 It's about time they started treating it as the surgical procedure it actually is, instead of doing it without anesthesia! 😤
that sounds horrible. ik you probably already have but still see some doctors about it
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I got yelled at by my tattoo artist (not literally yelled at) to hold still or he can’t finish. It was ticklish to me 😅 but I’ve never really considered whether or it a man sits better 😂 never concerned me. I’ll tell you though, it hurts worse on your period. But pushing out a whole human definitely takes the cake 🙃
Women’s bodies can handle childbirth. I definitely believe we can handle the pain of a tattoo better 😂
Ive always loved this odd claim that somehow childbirth simply existing for women to go through somehow means men couldnt it if it was possible....
@Nick Phaux and its not like as if women pump out a shit ton of hormones during childbirth which literally puts down a lot of the pain they go through lmao.
For the two replies: women have on average higher pain tolerancesBecause of periodsIn fact, I have been punched in the face while on my period and laughed in the dudes face and told him my cramps hit harderI also have PCOS (1 in 10 women do, 2 in 10 women have severe cramping) so my cramps feel like a donkey kicking me in the stomach for 6 hours straight, including while I work and have to keep a pleasant smile on my face.ADHD people also feel pain differently than neurotypicals and a lot of them get tattoos and it doesnt hurt as bad for them.Pain tolerance is very much based on the amount of pain you handle in everyday life, not just big events. Women handle a decent amount of pain for 3-7 days every month and are told to never show it or squirm, so we are good at masking and dealing with it. That it.
@Moraca101 and yet ive seen plenty of Women that started to cry the moment they had the slightest cut in their finger lolso i pretty much have to understand your comment more or less the way of: not evry women has such a high pain tolerance, but there are women that do and those that do have, go through alot of pain in their evryday life.which simply doesnt make a women have a higher pain tolerance a standart like alot of people have been saying quite alot, its still depending on the women overall.
@haxkztasy here's the in-depth explanation: men become more stressed by remembered pain than women.And men tense more when preparing for pain, which can worsen pain and make them jumpy. Bad sitting for a tattooWomen go through pain regularly and are expected to even smile through it. If you saw a girl cry over a small cut, she may have been emotionally elevated or was seeking empathy, which I would assume about ANY adult who cries over a small cut. But women have been found to handle pain better, especially if theyve already felt it. Women give birth with less pain when they are on their second or more child, they learn how to breath calmly through more extreme period pains, and they even respond to wounds better if theyve already experienced them. That makes for the best canvas. Calm, breathing through it, relaxed body, etc. So while men can handle a good bit of pain before tapping out, women will handle it longer the more they repeat it. Thus the idea of women handle pain better. The real question is whether its because of biology or are men just bad at coping skills?
As a woman with tattoos this made me smile 😊
The smoothest transition doesn’t exis😮
Medically we are ignored. Typically we are ignored at home because we are seen as more "independent" aka born homemakers. We are constantly accused of faking pain. Told to work through pain. Long before we legally can get tattoos we are conditioned to ignore pain. Idk why we tip better though maybe it has to do with empathy. But generally that's why we sit better. That doesn't mean there aren't badass men who can sit great for a neck tattoo. It just means there's a lot less of them.
"Waawaa waa waa feminism"
Totally right men never get told to ignore pain, definitely not seen as independent, and def don't have to bear the weight of the world on there shoulders all alone with out any empathy from others.
@Dr Trp you give birth in a hospital and see just how much you are completely ignored the entire time.
Women have a greater nerve density which causes them to feel more pain than men. Also if a pressure stimulus is applied to the body and gradually increased, a woman would be more likely to report pain sooner (lower pain threshold) and tolerate less pressure (lower pain tolerance) than a man.
@Shannon Hensley oh no you are oppressed! Everyone is out to get you!!
We get our ears pierced, get our eyebrows waxed, go through child birth, what's a tattoo to us??? 😂
Plus period cramps
Woah, I never thought about the fact that in America, you tip your tattoo artists 😳
Lmao this reminds me of how genuinely shocked my artist was when I was getting my first tattoo. It’s pretty big and on the left side of my chest, it’s full color in a watercolor style, very beautiful. I never tapped out for it. Only times we stopped were when he had to do something :)
Lmao similar thing for me, halfway through my giant spine piece we took a break and I mentioned reading about bringing a sugary snack to eat to keep up blood sugar (I packed a banana & peanut butter and a juice) and my artist says “wait a second…is this your first tattoo?” And I was like yeah why? And he was so shocked I was getting such a big piece for my first one, and doing it all in one session 😂 and I was like why would I get a random smaller tattoo first ‘to start out’ if this is the one I wanted 🤣
He later realized all the money was fake. 💀
Am I crazy, or was that loop absolutely perfect? I wasn't even sure when it ended.
*vague man noises* is that the equivalent of the Tim Allen grunt? 😂
STOP THE ONE HE DOES EVERY EP OF HOME IMPROVEMENT
@Benjamin Scot indeed
Yes, I had a gym teacher who only communicated in "vague man noises." Grunt and point to the basketball rack = "split up and shoot hoops." Grunt while circling his arm = "run laps"It works 🤷 lol
For me it’s almost a pride thing, like “I don’t want to embarrass myself in front of someone as cool as a tattoo artist.” I’ve got nine tattoos; the worst one was the big one on top of my right foot. I weighed twice as much at the time, too!
Women do typically handle pain better, so you'd think that if a woman was telling you she's in excruciating pain you'd listen to her...
That loop was CLEAN
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I was genuinely surprised at how mild my tattoos were. Like a TENS unit turned to, like, 2 or 3. The worst part was when the tickling sensation would make me want to scratch mid-sitting. 😂 Can't wait for the future tattoos
it varies so much from person to person, they're like a near 10 for me and I'm female.
I have a large tattoo across the front of my neck that took 7 hours and the only thing I took breaks for was 2 cigarettes. And similarly, I have a tattoo across my left rib cage extending from the hip bone up to underneath the armpit. And for that one I only took breaks for cigarettes. I didn't fidget, I didn't complain. I didn't ask to stop every half hour. I marched right through both of them. So as a woman I agree with this public service announcement.
im looking at the earrings knowing they’re gonna haunt me.
I always say "I survived childbirth I can survive a tiny needle" 😂
Childbirth pumps loads of hormones into your body to make the pain better though
@Inzaniumokay you go give birth then
Birth or big needles… youre good
@Inzanium But sometimes women are literally being torn open so not sure how much those hormones can cover :D
Got a tattoo with my little brother when he turned 18, my pain tolerance is a complete hit or miss. But I sat there laughing cause it tickled and my brother cried like a baby. This video reminded of that greatly!
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I psyched myself up to tolerate the pain. I overdid the psych and woke up almost 2 hours later. He was done. No drugs or alcohol involved. 😂😂😂
I went with my mom couple months ago for her first ever tattoo. Her tatto artist said that it’s usually the burliest dudes that cry.
Even without periods training us to handle more pain, we're routinely ignored and told to suck it up when in tremendous pain/discomfort and taught not to make our problems everyone else's problems. Add my chronic pain condition on top and yeah, I'm both the ideal patient and tattoo client.edit: lmao at the men crying in the comments even though I literally never mentioned them 💀 y'all need hobbies or real problems if you're this upset hearing women talk about our issues 😂
Not saying your wrong but men are also told to deal with pain solely because we're men and "we can handle it" so it goes both ways lol
You think you're told to suck it up😂 what a joke. My friend snapped his collar bone in half at practice and he was told to suck it up and wait the hour until your mom gets to practice.
Why do you do it then?
We face a similar sharp pain every month. So a needle isnt bad. I fell asleep during my last rib tatt though😂 i was listening to gospel and was so relaxed, one tatt took 4 hours and I wasnt told that I shouldve split it into two sections until it was done. That sht hurt! Got to a point I was cussing and even asked for a lil numbing spray! Placement and detail matters
As a woman, I feel a sense of social pressure to sit "well". I can be in a lot of pain, but I do my darnest not to move until it gets to a point where it is involuntary (I have a half sleeve but the worse experience I had with twitching is my small ankle tattoo for some reason).
Same here. It didn’t hurt, but it twitched all the time. Artist had to hold down my leg.
Twitching is involuntary
@Veanell yeah I know, that's why I mentioned it as the worst involuntary movement I've had while getting a tattoo
Idk where that social pressure is coming from but If anything tattoo artists want EVERYBODY to sit still because they're obviously working on your tattoo, man or woman
@Kharn Sagara to clarify- no pressure from the tattoo artists! I've only had great supportive artists, who ask of clients to be as still as possible but understand involuntary movements happen!Social pressure comes from the expectation that women are "weaker" than men and that we can't handle pain, I've often felt pressure to sit well to not fall into this stereotype.
It’s all those period cramps. We have incredible pain tolerances.
When I went to get my tattoo, (which covers half of my upper back and goes down to my side) with a few of my guy friends of mine, my friends who has tattoos kept telling me I would need to do it in sessions... It took 5 hours and it was completed in one session. I honestly at times was almost laughing from the vibrations so close to my stomach area. That alone freaked the guys out lmao if this was hundreds of years ago they would of thought I was a witch hahaha I had already gone through having a child without and epidural, which took around 7 hours. I figured a tattoo was easy peasy and well it was lol I now have a lot more and those friends of mine half like 1 or 3 more lmao idk why people always think women are so weak 🤷🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️ We gotta deal with so much every single month for a week long. A tattoo at least we get a cool personal piece of art out of it 😂
My artist squeezed me in one day cause he said he needed to end the day with an easy customer 😂
I think its funny how some guys don’t know that women have a better pain tolerance in general…. Like…. We have to give birth- and our insides get torn apparent MONTHLY- its just logical
good for you
Holy shit this makes such a perfect loop 😂😂😂 i didn't realize it started over lmao