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As soon as I was growing up I wanted for nothing. I can not remember ever not becoming something that I desired after requesting. When there was a gift-giving vacation coming up and I asked for a specific present my parents almost always made my current dreams come true. I wasn't until I was around twelve that there was a specific something that I wanted I needed to wait around for, to make. I wanted my very first mobile phone over anything I'd ever asked for earlier, along with also the waiting process, to this day, is still vivid. At the time it seemed prolonged and painful. Although now I recognize I wasn't made to wait much longer than a few months, it looked like I had been begging for many years until I finally got my wish. The very first time that I asked for a mobile phone, my mother looked at me as though I had been talking Gibberish from a third mind. She did not need to tell me no, her appearance had already given me my response. However, I still received a slew of reasons why it was unnecessary together with the reasons why I was too young and too reckless. Needless to say I was frustrated however I continued to beg for months. It may have been the "nag factor" that we learned about in the documentary on Obtaining Kids that broke down my parents because I was undoubtedly persistent for months (Consuming Children). Or it may have been the fact that they realized that this was not something I had been planning to give up on, either way they finally explained that I could get a cell phone when I turned Although I was thrilled to know I was not going to be without a telephone forever, the months leading up my birthday were painful. I watched as each of my friends got new mobile phones for either Easter or their birthdays. And I watched ad after ad on TV telling me how many new cell phon...