Raymond was the only child in his family. He was the apple of his parents’ eyes. Born with a silver spoon, he was pampered with whatever he wanted. His parents showered him with all the luxuries he wanted in his life. Raymond’s father was a successful entrepreneur and his mother was a famous socialite. Their heavy responsibilities had given them limited time to spend with Raymond at home. Consequently, he was left alone under the care of domestic helpers and servants. Although, he had all the money in the world, his life was meaningless with no affection, love and attention from his parents. Often, his life was lonely and boring. Whenever Raymond was in dire need of advice and love, no one was there with him to listen to his problems patiently and to give a shoulder for him to cry on. Neither there was anyone to play with him. Raymond started to crave for attention from his friends and peers. Soon he mixed with wrong company. Then, he started to play truant in school.
Initially, he started smoking. Soon, he was high on drugs. When his parents came to know about his unscrupulous behaviour, they went the extra mile to change his attitude of life. They even made an attempt to spend more time at home with Raymond. His parents tried their very best to make him realized his mistakes. However, all their efforts seemed to be futile. There was no way to make him come back to his senses. Soon Raymond went to the wrong side of the law. He was arrested by the authorities for patronizing an entertainment centre. Apparently he was caught for being an underaged patron for the possession of drugs. Frequently, he consumed ecstasy pills and drugs at discos and other entertainment outlets. His parents had no choice but to bail him out of the lock-up. Consequently, they were devastated. They took him to a specialist to help him kick off his bad habit. On the advice of the doctor, he was enrolled for several counseling courses. However, their attempts to reform him was in vain. In...
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