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.

Corey854 shared, “School has a system in place to keep you from falling behind. Life doesn't.”

Life Doesn't Have a System – 21.4K

Redditor mr_ribzeater informed, “Condoms are for STDs too, even though there are other ways to avoid pregnancy.” That's right; birth control does NOT protect you from STDs.

Wear a Condom – 22.3K

Poshspicer stated, “You won't ‘feel' different when you're older or have kids. You'll just be you. It's weird.”

You Don't Feel Different As An Adult – 22.5K Votes

Jaxxftw admitted, “Everything I did as a teenager is cringing to me.”

Everything You Do as a Teen Will Be Cringe to Your Children – 22.6K Votes

Flickstro replied, “I wouldn't worry about it. Most people are too self-absorbed to notice, let alone remember. You'll be the only one recalling the cringe things you did in another decade or two. So don't hold yourself hostage to the past.”

Redditor balaci2 quoted Abe Simpson, “I used to be with it, then they changed what it was and what it is now is weird and scary. It will happen to you.”

You Will Be Old and Uncool One Day – 23.8K Votes

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