You were prepared to become who you are...
There is nobody as foolish as an EDUCATED individual who won't figure out how to earn well enough for their own basic needs.
While I agree it is important to respect our elders, it is not necessarily true that they always know what is best for those of younger generations.
So next time you are threatened with that clichéd line, remind those threatening you that their own role models were free-thinkers who followed their own Heart's calling and didn't blindly follow popular belief.
It is not where we come from that determines where we go, but where WE CHOOSE to direct our own journey.
YOU are the captain of your OWN ODYSSEY!
Take Responsibility of YOU!