Daily Prompt: Remember the seven cardinal sins? You’re given the serious task of adding a new one to the list — another trait or behaviour you find particularly unacceptable, for whatever reason. What’s sin #8 for you? Why?
I could come up with several but I think most people are guilty of doing something ‘sinful’ at some point in their lives! So in the end I have decided to settle with boastfulness. By all means love what you have and be confident, but when it gets to the point where every other sentence is about you and what you have, it can get a bit irritating. For example, one girl in my English Language class shows off everything she has bought that day before the lesson, which usually adds up to about £100 in total. Not so long ago I overheard her say this to a group of people behind me: “You know, sometimes I actually forget that other parents have to work”. That’s the point when boastfulness starts to get a tad annoying!