My boss has a 13 year old. She’s gorgeous, but doesn’t know it yet. He’s worried about the future. He asked me what advice he should give her, since I’m the closest person to her age in the department (29).
I told him:
- Don’t ever settle.
- It’s ok to be alone.
- Don’t ever give up on the dreams you have. If you’ll be alone, while trying to pursue those dreams, it’s ok.
- Don’t ever let someone make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want (OK, this was stolen from Ten Things I Hate About You