If you want to pierce your ear, pierce your ear. Related Questions In which ear should guys get a piercing done? Another method for piercing ears, first made popular in the s, was the use of sharpened spring-loaded earrings known as self-piercerstrainersor sleeperswhich gradually pushed through the earlobe. Pierced ears are earlobes or the cartilage portion of the external ears which have had one or more holes created in them for the wearing of earrings. Nowadays, guys that want to get pierced ears usually get both done. I followed the aftercare instructions for my piercings religiously, and I have never had any trouble with them in nearly three years. Answered Jan 24,
The most familiar refers to a Hebrew slave who was to be freed in the seventh year of servitude but wishes to continue serving his master and refuses to go free:
The Ongoing Divisiveness Surrounding Men Who Wear Earrings
What do different ear piercings mean? The left is the one that I can raise independently, and I had the piercing placed at the peak to accentuate it. Generally, straight men pierce only their earlobes, and sometimes their cartilage, depending. In the late s, ear piercing began to make inroads among men through the hippie and gay communities, although they had been popular among sailors for decades or longer. As with any invasive procedure, there is always a risk of infection from blood borne pathogens such as hepatitis and HIV.
Twenty years later, T Magazine repeated what is by now a familiar saying for some, "Left is right, and right is wrong," in this case, "wrong" being a euphemism for "gay. The exception to this, and I kid you not, is Korean and Japanese men. The piercer disinfects the earlobe with alcohol and puts a mark on the lobe with a pen. An earlobe piercing performed with an ear piercing instrument is often described as feeling similar to being pinched, or being snapped by a rubber band. With the exception with small ring type earrings maybe with some item hanging from it all other models are considered feminine and gay. It might have religious significance.