My parents are lucky I was too lazy to go through a rebellious phase
Hey, adults of the world
How about instead of making kids terrified to ever fuck up
You teach them how to cope with the aftermath of fucking up and fix it as best they can
That way they’re not so overwhelmed with anxiety every time there’s even so much as a chance of making mistakes that they never try anything and dread making decisions because of it
From First Gay Hug (A Homophobic Experiment), in which homophobic people were asked to hug gay people.