I don't want to go to that party. So and so is going to be there. I don't want to see them.

I don't want to answer the phone. Why do I have to do it?

I don't want to go Uncle Fred's house. I want to go into town with my mate's instead.

All the above statements are avoiding situations. You've probably experienced something similar.

However, look closely, can you sense a hint of childishness in them?