Piercings can be psychologically “addictive,” in the sense that many people will continue to see how far they can push their limits once they start getting them, says Stephanie Hutter-Thomas, a professional body piercer and PhD candidate studying the psychology of body art.
Likewise, people ask, do guys find piercings attractive?
Piercings are more controversial. 55% of men are attracted to them, 45% aren’t. But overall, more than half of guys say they like both tattoos and piercings. … Only 14% say nipple piercings are the most attractive, while only 7% love a tongue ring, and only 4% like pierced nether regions.
In this manner, why do I like piercings so much?
There is a definite chemical reaction that is caused by a piercing in the brain. The pain you experience will release adrenaline, endorphins, and in some cases even serotonin. The feeling that these chemicals give you may be enjoyable to some people and want them to get more but again, this ins’t an addiction.
Why do people get lots of piercings?
The majority of people who get a piercing want to individualize themselves from the rest of society. They want to show that they are a little different and that they do not have to follow the norms of society.
But there is a lot going on inside your brain when you get a piercing, Hutter-Thomas says. … When your body experiences anything physically intense, particularly stress and pain, your brain releases endorphins, she says.
The 5 Piercings That Look Great on Any Guy
- Helix Piercing. Similar in reasoning to the earlobes, the Helix is located in the upper cartilage and is a piercing that looks great on guys! …
- Nose Piercing. The nose piercing is becoming more and more popular amongst guys going under the needle. …
- Eyebrow Piercing. …
- Nipple Piercing.
Of the men surveyed, only 32 percent had tattoos of their own and only 13 percent had body piercings, however in both categories, over 50 percent responded that they are attracted to piercings and tattoos on women. … When it came to piercings, a whopping 61 percent of men were most attracted to belly button piercings.
“You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord,” Leviticus 19:28. This verse is often used as an argument to tell Christians to abstain from tattoos. However, let’s look at this. It’s important to look at the context of this passage.
Lobe piercings are so common that few employers take issue with them. Even some of the more exotic ear piercings like helix, conch, and tragus piercings are rarely a problem. A more common concern with ear piercings in the workplace is the jewellery.
Yes, a man with ear piercings can be deemed as unprofessional. … In “professional” companies, a man wearing earrings can be perceived as flamboyant, lax, immature, untrustworthy, or unperceptive to the expectations of their job.
An employer does have the right to set standards for appearance and dress within the practice while an employee is on duty and working. An employer can enforce these standards by forbidding the employee to wear the nose ring or requiring the person to remove it while on the clock.
Data suggest that EPs should recognize that tattoos and piercings have been linked to illnesses and suicidal behavior. Tattooing has been correlated with the perception of decreased mental health. Tattooing and body piercing together have been linked to an increased likelihood of “sensation-seeking” behavior.
A piercing can be used to mark an occasion in much the same way some people use tattoos as a commemorative modification. The piercings may be a reminder, a memorial or simply a mark of distinction which helps to remind the wearer of where they were at a certain point in their life.
Most people on the side against body piercing use Leviticus as an argument that body piercing is a sin. Some interpret it to mean you should never mark your body, while others see it as not marking your body as a form of mourning, as many of the Canaanites did at the time the Israelites were entering the land.