A 12 year-old asks his parents for a car for Christmas. He spends all of his time reading about cars and looking at them and he thinks that driving is the greatest thing ever.
Christmas comes and, no car. Does this mean that his parents don't love him, or are unable to give him a car? Not at all.
Despite what he may think, he is not ready to drive, and his parents, being wiser, know that. They don't enjoy denying him something that he wants so badly, but they're simply...