Sometimes, we have a friend who is significantly richer than others in our group. And it is not hard to spot him/her. They are generally well clothed in brands and complain about things that amaze you. No, they are not always wrong, people; it is just they haven’t felt the darker side of life enough.
Here are 11 things our rich friends complain about.
1. Money: they have the superpower of spending on stupid things and calling themselves poor still
Sounds strange, but you will often find them complaining about money and seem oblivious of the fact that no one is taking them seriously when they complain about not having enough money. On the top of that, they seem to come up with incredibly stupid ideas of spending their money.
2. Poor people constantly trying to take advantage of them
Poor sucking on their money is always on their mind. They have a suspicious outlook about everyone they meet if they are not conveniently rich. Possibly they have had some wrong experiences, but they take it too far.
3. They have only around Rs.100K in savings
Rich people complain about how little they have in savings. Often in front of their poor friends while the broke friends just look at each other whenever the word ‘savings’ is uttered and break into laughter, as for them, surviving is enough.
4. How much they are in need of a new designer bag
While you must be having troubles to pay your house rent, you get amazed that your friend could afford to complain how badly she needs a new designer bag as if it is one of the most essential of things to possess. It is a moment when a deep urge dawns upon you to bomb her with the real miseries of life and how people cannot afford a decent meal. But you let it go because you know these are far beyond their understanding.
5. There is no such thing as loyal friend
Rich people have this constant complain that they don’t have loyal friends and often the friends they have, they see them as people who are just there because of wealth and not loyalty. The sad fact is, very often, they are correct.
6. How expensive is the repairing of ‘vacation’ home is
Surprisingly, while you are dreaming about getting a house someday of your own and are possibly saving money years after years to make the dream come true, your rich friends come along complaining how expensive things have got and how much money they need to repair their ‘vacation’ homes. They are not overwhelmed at the thought that they don’t only have a house but also a vacation home. You just stare at their innocence blankly.
Taxes are something that we all pay directly or indirectly. But we don’t talk about it most of the time and have taken it as a fact of life. But the rich friends have it very hard to accept that government is after their money. To be fair, they pay more amounts in taxes than others. But it is also equally true that they have enough money still. Oh, the whining!
8. How walking is the most tragic thing on earth
As someone who is very near to the poverty line, I can tell, I walk miles and miles to save money on transportation. I leave early to reach a place because I need to walk. But when a rich friend is along, I just cannot follow my rule. I need to take an auto or taxi because he just cannot walk. If you make them walk, be assured that they are going to moan about it years after years. It’s like their legs have eroded beyond repair.
9. Other rich people
Rich people always have something to complain about other rich people. You might not care what is happening in the lives of other rich people, but your rich friend does and complains how the other rich people are making money unjustly and how it is affecting his life. They complain how fantastic vacations their rivals are having and how miserable they are.
10. Too much work
Rich people sometimes are very hardworking. That is the reason how they become so rich. They are workaholic. But it doesn’t stop there. They complain every now and then how they are trapped in works and have no time to go on a vacation or even to spend the money they are earning. On the top of that, they expect others to work their asses off too.
11. Well, there are normal things, too
No matter how rich or how poor you are there are things that you will find deserves equal complaints both from you and your rich friends. These include traffic, weather, relationship problems and slow internet. They are human beings after all, people.