Pay days are the best days of the year. Who doesn't like the feeling of a pocketful of money and actual digits in the bank account.
The freedom and empowerment is beyond words; the power to purchase and spend to your heart's content can be measured to no other feeling. It is so exhilarating that we do not know how to keep a check on our spending and keep squandering money until we are flat broke, living hand to mouth. And it goes back to phase one.
Here is the monthly cycle of a spendthrift who can't help being one. If you are one you will totally be able to relate.
When the salary hits the account and it's raining dollars and cents.
You know it's party time!
Time to go all out at once!
And you are ready to buy the world
When someone mentions shopping or even just hanging out at the mall.
And anything you lay your eyes on
You spend money on food like
And like this
Spendthrifts are usually benevolent people. If you are one, you don't mind lending generous amounts to your friends.
And when a sensible friends tells you to keep a check on your spending, you're like:
And one fine day in the middle of the month you check your bank account
You go rushing back to that friend who warned you in the beginning
You don't know what to do with yourself anymore
And after you have spent the last penny
You feel life is unfair
And your job is thankless and you believe you are
But then you finally make peace with your situation, for a while because you know the next payday is near.
As much as you hate being broke and yet you never learn: