My earlobes are like the ones on the right. Attached, and very small.
Having tiny earlobs makes it a huge challenge if you wish to wear earrings. You cannot wear clip-ons because there is nothing to clip on to. You are unable to wear heavy danglers, and large studs will go over the edge of the lobe.
I had my ears pierced with a needle when I was 12. For school we could wear small studs or tiny sleepers, and I have been much the same ever since.
I have never worn heavy earrings, but the holes have stretched a little over time, and my earlobes have thinned with age. My piercings are not bad shape though. I make sure to use only small studs for daily wear, and I sleep in them to prevent having to constantly put them in and take them out. For special occasions I have light hoops and small danglers, but wear them for very short periods.
Here is an interesting article by Ancestry DNA, about earlobes.