I think most folks who blame someone else for keeping them from something, anything, don't really want that thing very much.
Last guy that pulled the "I've always wanted a motorcycle" routine a the gas station got, in the way of a reply, "well, BUY one . . . there's lots of bargains out there."
"Well, you know, wife, kids, uncle dies on one, dog ate my homework."
"Ah, got it."
I geared up and beat feet . . . . .
Searching for the immaculate contraption