Generation Gap :D
All human problems come into the grey areas. Things are not always black and white. There have to be compromises
George Orwel once said, " Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it."
In some homes, parents have to struggle hard to impose their authority as parents in many issues. They find the kind of langaeage their kids are using nowadays as disrespectful.They complain that their kids spend more time chatting on the net, or partying rather than spend time with their books or attend family gatherings. They can't anymore find time to sit together and discuss family issues like normal humanbeings. The parents disapprove with what thier daughters wear especially tattoos nose rings and belly rings..
Parents are shocked to how much their kids know about sex. They are also surprised that sexual education is introduced to the curriculum and don't suppport that at all.
On the other hand, kids are complaining that their own parents simply don't understand them. Their parents are authoritarian and want things to stay as ancient as they are (lol). They see them as monsters that seem not to understand what their kids are going through at school from peer pressure to tons and tons of homework and research. They complain that their parents and them don't see eye to eye.They never hear them .Kids in my age believe that their parents never see them old enough to form their own opinions even at the age of seventeen.When they try to reason out, they are told to shut up and keep their opinions to themselves.And so , their parents are responsible to decide for them what will they be in the future (doctors or teachers) when, in fact, they simply just want to be fashion models, singers, or even strippers.
It has been said that the first step is to admit the existance of a problem. Well, most parents have worked hard to ensure a happy life for their kids. However, time is changing and so are parents expected to move along with time. Children on the other hand should look back with gratitude and love to what their parent did for them.
Thus, all human problems come into the grey areas. Things are not always black and white. There have to be compromises. Generation gap is a fact, but we are armed with love for each other, education, and better outlook for the future to help overcome this problem.
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