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    what does "get a tatto on your face"mean?

    Elizabeth Gilbert said in her Eat Pray Love
    "Have a baby is like getting a tattoo on your face. You really need to be certain it's what you want before you commit."

    what does "getting a tattoo on your face" mean here? If you get a tattoo on your face, does it mean your life is ruined forever?

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    Re: what does "get a tatto on your face"mean?

    No, not at all. But it is a permanent change, visible to everyone, that you must live with for the rest of your life.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: what does "get a tatto on your face"mean?

    Barb, thank you for the explanation.

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