Sometimes I wonder how kids do it! They throw their bodies full force to the ground, kick and scream, tears pouring from their eyes, mean little nasties flowing from their mouths and yet somehow they end up getting what they want. The temper tantrum, no matter how much we hate it, 8 times out of 10, it works.
As an adult, I am envious. Why can't we do the same thing. I know, I know, it's called being an adult, but how come all the old ways of getting what you want are out the window? Why do we always have to work for it? Can't things just come easy? I want a lolli too! (stomp stomp) I see all my friends with lolli's, figuratively speaking, and it's like I am a child in a candy store whose daddy says I am the only one not allowed to have a lolli. I want one darnit!
So what do we, as adults, do, to get what we want, manipulatively speaking? I don't want to have to work for it!