12 Valuable Life Lessons Millennials and Gen Z Aren’t Ready To Hear

Do you believe today's teenagers aren't ready to hear the life lessons you have to offer them? You have company.

Redditor u/Slight_Weight_7053 asked, “What are teens today not ready to hear?” Over 25,000 people commented, and twice as many upvoted to give you these ten valuable life lessons.

Comparison_Past gave the number one voted response, “As you get older, you continue realizing how dumb you were last year.” TheRealSwaa agreed, “Every day, I realize how stupid I was the day before.”

Realization of Self-growth – 50.7K Votes

Chompachompa stated, “Yesterday, I was you. Tomorrow, you'll be me. One day, you'll wake up and wonder where that ‘plenty of time to do X' went. And it will scare the cr*p out of you.”

The Older You Get, the Faster It Goes – 40.3K Votes

EmpRupus added, “Also, life is NOT like a video game where you keep leveling up. Sometimes, what you build will fall apart, and you will have to do the same thing over and over repeatedly.”

Things Don't Happen Overnight – 39.3K

Redditor honest_owl101 said, In the adult world, getting into fights doesn't make you look cool; it just makes you look stupid.”

Fighting Doesn't Make You Cool – 32.7K

HezFez238 answered, “Being controversial isn't the same as being interesting.” RsonW added, “Contrarianism isn't wisdom.”

Being Controversial Doesn't Equal Interesting – 32.7K Votes

Sidewalk_Cacti shared, “I majored in literature in college, and I remember 18- to 20-year-old me being fascinated by how human nature stayed the same from hundreds of years ago.”

Just Because It's New to You, Doesn't Mean It's New – 30.3K Votes

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