Personal Narrative: I Break The Rule

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Alexis Ramos
Mrs.chestnut
Honors English IV
16 November, 2017
I Break the Rule
I did not expect to do it nor did I plan it. Therefore, what made me do it is the question. Dan Ariely explains why we lie cheat and steal things. He says we steal things but never anything as a general that will harshly affect another person or place significantly. The night I decided to sneak out and go with friends out of the blue all started with a message & a rebellious feeling in my chest. Why did I like it? Why did I listen to it when I knew that it could only mean trouble? The answer is we are wired to want to do things that are dangerous, exciting and rebellious. I also have noticed that people tend to do things even though they know that the outcome will most
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He continued to laugh and ignore me until I gave him the look. We were by century two and were looking for trouble. No, I really wasn’t they were. I just didn’t want to be left out. We found the fountain and the girl that we were with had dared the boy who was driving to jump in. That is where it all began. A dare. Have you ever really analyzed a game of truth or dare? You get that same rush you get when you steal the whole bowel of candy that has a sign beside it that reads, “take one please”. No one is in harm but you know it is wrong of you. Why is it that we tend to choose dare rather than truth? Because we want something that’s going to make our heart pump like a first kiss at the playground. So of course he jumped right in & as he emerged from the water he wiped his eyes and said “you next” to the girl. Wow a train had hit me in the chest that this was going to be a domino effect and after my best friend was double dog dared to jump in the freezing water that was deep black reflecting off the night sky. So I prepared myself. I decided to let go and stop overthinking everything. It was my turn. All three of my friends were dunking into the water as if they were dolphins. My heart was smiling. I put

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