They have forgiven everyone for lying about Santa Claus…but they haven’t forgotten. They realize they may never be a rock star or even President, but they still dream.
You can tell them that their problems now will seem so small in a few years and they may smile and nod their heads…but they don’t believe you.
Today’s teenager is smart, cynical, a technology expert, and probably more politically savvy than you are. Do not underestimate them because they still sleep with a stuffed bear and take an hour to fix their hair.
They will rule the world someday.