Why I Didn 't Not Shop On The Day Of The Us Essay

971 Words Dec 2nd, 2014 4 Pages
The decision I made to not shop on the most shopped on day in the US, was an interesting one. I’ve always thought Black Friday was something that shouldn’t be as advertised as it is, I went only one year and after that I have never went again. It had nothing to do with Black Friday itself. But, waiting in long lines for something that is probably going to be on sale again isn’t something that I find enjoyable. Now, since they also start Black Friday on Thanksgiving, it makes me not want to do it even more so. I don’t like that they started that. The conversations I had with others about it, because I did get a lot of invites to go, was appalled. They didn’t understand my decision, they didn’t understand why I didn’t want to shop on Black Friday. Most of the people I told were my family and friends, they were the ones that were most excited about the day itself. They didn’t understand why I didn’t want to take advantage of the deals. That was the main concern of everyone, they didn’t understand why I didn’t want to take advantage of the deals that were happening that day. It was an interesting reaction to say the least, it was very interesting. Sticking to this commitment, meant a lot to me. Sticking to this was something that I can remember in the future. I didn’t follow suit with everyone and go out to shop for Black Friday. Most of the time it’s peer pressure anyway, you know you don’t really want to go because you don’t have much money to begin with. But, your friends…

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