Only child syndrome is a real thing, take it from me, I cant take “no” for an answer. I start with this small blurb because being an only child made the hardest event of my life two times harder. Growing up without a brother or sister defiantly had its extreme upsides, however being alone with your parents all of the time can make things very tense. Even though sometimes tense, my house hold is filled with love and support, most of it coming from my mother.
Me and my mom have a very special bond and I am not afraid to admit that I am a huge mamas boy. So you can only imagine how hard it was to relay the most devastating news ever to her. It was last year and in September, my group of friends and I decided to go to the club for a night on the town. We started the night with some shots and the rest is history. We made our way to the club in a taxi cab that ended up being incredibly expensive, both ways of the journey. After our night out we arrived at our friends apartment, with no ride back to our dorms.
Even though I had been warned so many times before, never get behind the wheel after you have been drinking, I did it anyways. My thoughts were, How could I get caught its only a few seconds drive away? I got in the car and began the journey home. While traveling down the home stretch of the drive I noticed I was going a little fast and checked my surroundings for any police to make sure I wouldn’t be pulled, my check did not turn up any police watching, or so I thought. A few seconds later I had blue lights lighting up the entire interior of the car I was driving. Long story short, I was pulled and received a DUI.
This was not even the worst moment of the night for me, if you can believe that. After our interaction with the police man, who was actually nice enough to let me walk home instead of taking me to jail, we headed home on our walk of shame. I knew that I couldn’t wait to tell my mom because it would make it that much wo..