You know, you know, I was going to post this to my FB:
"It’s kind of hard to do Black Friday shopping when you don’t have any money."
And then I realized how disgusting that makes me sound. Like it’s Thanksgiving and a lot of people have a lot less than I do to be thankful for. And I’m complaining that I don’t have enough money to buy more clothes.
And then i realize that if i wasn’t being schooled to be the socially aware individual that I am becoming, then, this sort of statement would have no meaning behind it besides what I intended it to mean: I have no money and I really want to shop.
Does it make me pretentious though that I am making this sort of post? That I am calling myself out for being ignorant in originally thinking that posting the above would be okay?
Do you know what I mean? I guess I just feel that if I had posted it, then I would have been a brat. The fact that I didn’t post it but am talking it about it on tumblr would make me just one of those… oh I lost my train of thought. Rather, I don’t know how to phrase it.
Let’s wrap it up, Caroline:
- Poverty is a problem.
- I need money.
- But not as much as some people do.
- But I really want to shop (and I’m helping the economy right?)
- What does it matter, my mom isn’t going to let me go hit Black Friday sales anyway.
- I am thankful for my life and opportunities.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone :)
Oh and Black Friday is a teasing bitch for anyone who doesn’t have money and loves to shop. Those sales! *dies*
^See? I’m so ignorant and bratty. ^