13yo DS and Piercings

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Registered: 04-07-2012
13yo DS and Piercings
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Sat, 04-07-2012 - 6:39am

Just before DS turned 13, he asked us if we would pay for a body piercing as his present. He had never been pierced before, and neither my spouse nor I have body piercings or tattoos, but neither of us were inherently against the idea, and we agreed to it.

DS decided he wanted an apadravya piercing, which is a genital piercing that sits vertically through the head of the penis. Of course my spouse and I both said no, but we felt we were going back on our word, and a week or so after DS turned 13 I took him down to a local piercing shop to get it done.

This was last October and DS, who is now 13.5, says he wants to get his nipples pierced. Admittedly, he has a pretty good physique for a 13yo, but I'm starting to think it was a bad idea funding his penis piercing. Should I be concerned? DS has above-average grades. Should we let him pierce his nipples?

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Registered: 11-01-2001
Sat, 04-07-2012 - 7:56am
ah, spring break. Such a shame that kids get so bored.
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Sat, 04-07-2012 - 10:38am
MTE
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Registered: 05-27-1998
Sat, 04-07-2012 - 1:24pm

Reported.