After everybody was asleep, I looked at the night bulb and spoke in a loud enough volume, “Wow! Everybody is asleep but I am still awake.” Nobody moved and I smiled like an idiot at the whole situation. That was how easy you were.
Life has its unique ways of teaching those who are not wise enough to perceive things the way they are instead of what they should be, for their own emotional comfort. It seemed like a big deal at that time but it was just a reality check I was faced with. I learned to stop being pathetic, being at somebody else’s mercy.
One day, we sort of overdid it and were way too late before we could reach home. It was already dark and there was no way that our parents would believe that we studied for so long. I reached home at about 8 o’clock and my parents asked the obvious question as soon as they saw my face.
The reason I wrote this post is that without us realizing about it, we really give people around us a hard time by just bragging about our goodness and selflessness.