How can I persuade my parents to let me have a phone?

I've wanted a phone for ages! I am 12 and I really want one. Most of the girls in my class have a phone and I feel left out. My dad says that he won't let me have a phone cuz he doesn't trust me. I always text my friends from my mums phone on whatsapp and she always reads my msgs. It's really awkward and I want some privacy!

I have the money and all but still. How can I persuade my parents to let me have a phone? Thanks :)
Saleemah28
Asked Aug 29, 2014
I basically told my parents that it's for emergencies, If you got kidnapped and had the chance to call the police but you didn't have a phone, who's fault is that?

Harrycrft
Answered Aug 30, 2014
Lol k I'll say that.. U really made me laugh tho! 😂
This is your choice...but I'm 17 and I don't have a phone yet!....that's odd..but I promise that phone just obsesses you to check your messages every day...it can waste your time...but if you want to have one...you should tell your parents every second that you want one till they get tired and buy one :)...good luck
Nil
Answered Aug 30, 2014
Edited Aug 30, 2014
YH lol thanks!

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