I Dont Understand Why I Should Waiting For Something That I Really Want

i pray for many times to have my own car and house.. yeah, that's what i really want now. the problem is, i can't just praying all day, i have no money to buy that, and i'm too young for getting job.(i'm a scholar of a university in Indonesia). what do you think? should i waiting for years to get what i really want?
ziie7 ziie7
18-21, F
1 Response Dec 14, 2012

First, ask yourself why you want those things. Do you want them because of freedom? Are those things symbols of an "adult life" to you? Or do you really want a house to take care of? Or something that's yours?

I understand your impatience to get the things that you want. In fact, I want some of the same things. I have a car, but my parents own it, not me and I think it would be nice to own a house as well. There is no need to hurry, though. Those things are huge financial commitments. This is not to say that you cannot get a house at a young age. But if you plan to, make sure you're in a place where you can actually afford it before you make such commitments. Especially with purchases like cars and houses, it's also important to consider all the extra costs such as maintenance and insurance.

If you really want something, there is always a way to get it if you apply yourself. But also take some time to evaluate what's really important at this point in your life. Is it trying to find a job in order to earn money to buy these things or focusing on your studies? I do not mean to lecture you, but I truly believe that patience is a virtue because while it is nice to get what you want now, more often than not a little patience and time can yield much greater rewards.

So think: do you want a little bit now or that and a lot more later?

first, I want to answer the question about why I want those things, that's because all of my friends have it, and I'm not - although their parents who own it.. I was born in a family that isn't rich, but I thank God that He always gives what we need. I just want more, like what the others have..
but now I understand, like you said, I can't afford those things in this time..
and I agree with you, there is always a way to get what we want if we apply ourself. now, I will study hard, prepare myself well, and still pray for that.. hha..
thank you so much for your explanation. that's good explanation to make me understand... :) Gbu..

The time will come where you will be able to get what you want. There is such a wealth of opportunities in the world :)