This I Believe

Kerop - Pasadena, California
Entered on October 18, 2006
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: pleasure

Enjoying Ourselves

I believe in partying and having a good time. We are all entitled to party and enjoy ourselves. Age should have nothing to do with how or when we party. The young should party with the old; the old should party with the young. We should party with family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. There is no one location where we can party; we can party in nightclubs, country clubs, raves, gyms, and even in the comfort of our own home. We should not go partying for one specific reason; instead we should party for any reason worth having a good time over. For me it’s the vibe I get when the DJ is mixing tracks & the crowd is dancing like there is no tomorrow. When the disco lights are spinning over my head, while I’m busting a move on the dance floor. Or during holidays when I get to celebrate my independence or when I welcome the New Year. I think we should have parties for every time someone has a birthday. When someone is promoted in their company, or when our favorite sports team wins the playoffs.

Partying should be about enjoying ourselves throughout the night. Parties involve lots of drinking, loud music, or playing a game of bingo. A party can also involve dancing all night, gambling, singing, or just getting together around the table for a meal. A party can be planed months in advance or can be a spontaneous act. We can have a party in any part of the world, like Cancun, Mexico, Berlin, Germany, or The Red Light District of Amsterdam. But give yourself limitations while at a party. Know when to call it a night, even if the party has just begun. A party can be the best place to have fun, or the worst place for your health, just depends on who and where you’re having a party. You can be having a good time drunk on the dance floor, or having a bad time on drugs claiming you saw magical creatures. When at a party always be aware of your surroundings. Know where, when, and who your partying with. Don’t impress anyone by drinking until you collapse, or by thinking you’re the meanest, toughest person their.

A party doesn’t have to be 300 people dancing in a night club; it can be as simple as getting together and showing of new tupper wear. We can have a parties’ anytime of the day, whether they are held at 9 in the morning or 12 at night. Time has nothing to do with how much fun we can have at a party; it’s the people we party with that those. But always limit yourself to the amount of fun your having, so you’ll be able to go to work the next day with a clear mind, and not a bad hangover.

Personally I see people go to party’s to enjoy themselves. When I party I see young people dancing with old people, people enjoying themselves by cracking jokes, eating, drinking, and reminiscing about the good old day. I see people get on the dance floor and let themselves go after a long day at work. I’m sure it makes them feel at ease; stress free, pretty much in a state of ecstasy. But everyone has their own reason to party. Some party to hook up with the opposite sex, some party to get their minds of their real problems, some party to look cool in front of others, and some just party to let out some stress in their lives. But overall everyone parties to have a good time.