Piercing Essay

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piercing



HARMFUL EFFECTS OF BODY PIERCING ON EVERYDAY LIFE

A great number of teenagers and young adults have a body piercing. These can range
anywhere from your belly button to your tongue. There are many effects it can have on you
socially, or physically. This essay will describe the social aspects of body piercing,
this includes first impressions, types of friends, and job prospects.

First impressions are important to many people. To some individuals body piercing may
seem frightening or intimidating. The person with the piercing may be treated differently
in a store. They might be watched more carefully to prevent shoplifting just because of
this piercing. Some sales clerks might do this because they got the impression the
customer was dangerous or suspicious. These presumptions come along with other physical
traits such as race or dress.

Social groups come in many types. People with body piercing might be accepted into a
group or rejected from one because of it. Some might assume because of the piercing the
individual would automatically fit in with the group. This assumption might be related to
the fact that the musicians the group listens to also have body piercing. The exact
opposite also holds true for those who would be rejected from a group because of the
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