Really, how bad is the pain when getting a tattoo?

I am getting my first tattoo soon, I have always wanted one and am very excited for it. However I don’t take pain super well. The tattoo artists say that women cope with it better, but I am worried I will be super embarrassing. I am getting a tattoo on my ankle which I have been told is not extremely painful but I... show more I am getting my first tattoo soon, I have always wanted one and am very excited for it. However I don’t take pain super well. The tattoo artists say that women cope with it better, but I am worried I will be super embarrassing. I am getting a tattoo on my ankle which I have been told is not extremely painful but I don’t know. What’s the worst that has happened to people that have had tattoos?
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