13 Couples Tattoo Ideas That Are Anything But Cheesy

These can still be exclusively yours even if — knock on wood — your relationship ends.

"'Til death do us part" might sound a little foreboding, but couples looking for a different show of commitment could take a different route: matching body ink. Couples tattoos run the risk of having a high cheeseball factor, but these 13 tattoos ideas for couples are anything but cheesy.

Inking your body today doesn't carry the same taboo status that it used to just decades ago. It's growing mainstream popularity has become so that nearly everyone and their mothers has at least one piece of ink. For some, tattoos are permanent pieces of art that don't necessarily have to hold meaning; for others, each piece is attached to a memory or an event significant to the person. So what better way to celebrate a deep, romantic bond with your partner than to get matching tattoos that are meaningful to the both of you?

Granted, couples tattoos can be so sickeningly sweet that they make others cringe. They are for life, after all — unless, of course, you opt for the painful laser tattoo removal option. Considering the possibility that your tattoo could last longer than your relationship, it's important to think critically about it. 

But instead of tattooing your significant other's name or portrait, these 13 tattoo ideas for couples can remain exclusively yours even if your relationship is short-lived. 

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