Dear Elders, Your Age Doesn’t Entitle You to Our Respect

You need to earn all of it

Photo: Dollar Gill // Unsplash

We don’t mean to disappoint, but your “back in our days” doesn’t fly with us. When we question your advice and you respond “because I said so,” it doesn’t register with us as acceptable logic. When you expect us to respect you and your views simply because you were born a generation earlier, we find your expectation devoid…



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Mutasim Billah

Stockholm-based UX Strategist • MSc in Economics • INFJ-A + HSP • Introspection and pattern-finding fuel what I write