Is Prom Worth It?
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Is Prom Worth It?

Is spending $500 really worth the one night?

Is Prom Worth It?

As the new year comes around, and the spring is coming up, personally I feel like every high school junior and senior is talking about one things. P-R-O-M prom.

One night out of the year, where dates blow each other out of the water with fancy dinners, limos, and expensive dress and tuxes. But, is it really all worth it? Is it worth spending $500 on a dress that you wear for one night? Is it worth all the money you spend on dinner, and a date, and a ride. Is it all worth it?

Personally I don't think it is. Prom is a lot of work. I mean first, almost every girl anticipates to be asked, and when she doesn't get asked she is heart-broken. Second, why spend $500 on a dress when you can spending less than $300 by going to a store, or even a thrift shop. Some thrift shops have some great dresses to get. Lastly, you can always just have a good time on your own. Who needs a man, dress, corsage, and limo to feel good? Let me tell you... NOT THIS GIRL! Party on your own with your girlfriends because a night away form everything might be relaxing for all of you.

Now, I am not saying prom is a bad thing. Like go for it if you have money to drop, but I am asking is it worth it?

I've never been to a prom and this year will be my first year. I am getting my dress for less than $100. I am having my mom take my photo, and more than likely I'll drive there in my date's car because I don't care. I want to go to prom for the experience, not how everyone will judge me, and if I don't get asked. I'll have a girls night with some of my besties.

So to me answering my own question... do I think prom is worth it? I think its worth the experience, and having fun. Not for the big fancy dress, dinner, and ride.

Now, you've heard what I think about prom. I want to here from y'all now.

Do you think prom is worth all the money?

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