Loftier than Thou

13 Nov

Growing up was a painful process for me.  It had a lot to do with my parents’ ideologies – my father and his lofty ideals and my mother with her materialistic ideas.  Thus, I had a torn childhood – torn between what to believe, torn between which ideals to hold.

 

 

Maybe it was the lack of the glitz and glitter growing up, I was one fiercely ambitious teenager.  All I wanted to do after high-school was join the white-collar job and go corporate all the way, monthly earnings in six digits, latest gadgets in hand, designer shoes and bags and clothes, chicest ride and a lavish pad.  My mother was proud of me, my father appalled.

I was on my way, progressing at some sort of supersonic speed.  As time ticked, I was beginning to tick those boxes.

Then one fine day, I was no longer only my mother’s daughter after all.  That one fine morning, my father’s daughter decided to show herself.  She detested the mad and meaningless race for the money.  She almost went mad.  She had to see the therapist to see what was actually happening.  Like her father, she did have her own set of lofty ideals!

via Daily Prompt: Lofty

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