Daily Prompt: Sweet Sixteen

Write a post inspired by your sixteenth birthday.

My 16th birthday was nothing to sneeze at. It wasn’t anything like it should have been, in my mind at least. There was no party, no celebration… except for going to various Graduation Open Houses.

Part of me felt like I was forgotten about. On the other hand, at that time, my parents were struggling financially. Even so, I still shouldn’t have been left feeling the way that I did. My parents could have done a bit more, without spending a dime, to have made the day feel more special.