A non-fiction article by Shayne McClendon.
When you pass into middle age, it can sometimes feel as if your best years are behind you. You might even doubt that finding happiness (if you still seek it) is possible.
“Youth is wasted on the young.” Ted Cook
Those of us in the older generations are labeled as stodgy, boring, and bitter. Our opinions (even among the darling boys and girls we raise ourselves) are easily swept aside with phrases that include some real winners.
“That’s old-fashioned.” “Things aren’t like that anymore.” And my personal favorite, “If you were my age, you’d get it.”
Ah, the hubris of fledgling humans who always know better – and more – than those of us well past the bloom of youth.
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