Have You Ever Spent More Than You’ve Wanted to Because of Peer Pressure or the Need to Impress Others? How Did You Feel About the Purchase Afterward?
Realistically, that one expensive item will never figure among your most beloved possessions. On the contrary, it probably annoyingly nags on your conscience. In the long run people will respect you much more for your discipline and self-control than for any expensive purchases you might make. And even more important — you’ll impress yourself.