Children don't exist to fulfill adults’ needs

Originally published at: https://prostasia.org/blog/children-dont-exist-to-fulfill-adults-needs/

Kids are great for making you feel better when adulting sucks. Sure, there are good things about being an adult (chocolate for breakfast, pants-free work-at-home days) but the whole spiel can be pretty stressful. There’s money to worry about, work, the house, the relationships, the whole mortality thing. It can also get pretty lonely—and adults’…

I agree almost wholeheartedly. Adults need to let children think for themselves, and acknowledge their own faults. It’s easy to hate, but difficult to appreciate.