Ever had this experience?: You are sitting in a plane or a movie theatre when someone takes his seat next to you. The arm rest you did not take notice before becomes no longer available as that guy conveniently rests his elbows and takes his place. Your desire for your armrest back becomes compulsive and obsessive. There’s nothing you wanted more in your movie or flight experience than your much needed armrest.
Most of us take for granted the things that are right in front of us. It’s the moment when we can’t have it anymore that we want it more than anything else. Look around you, what did you take for granted? Or rather, who did you take for granted?