Generation Gap In Our Generation

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Register to read the introduction…Parents and children basically come from different decades and as time pasts, things change and people change to adapt to the new world. Due to the decades of time gap, we certainly have different type of cultivation, education and lifestyles with the past generations. This causes the difference between our mind and the way we think. When we have different thinking, we behave differently and most of the time, our parents’ generation do not understand why we behave in certain ways. For example, old generations tend to over interfere their children’s or grandchildren’s lives and this is the part that the new generation dislike as nowadays people like to decide and do things on their own. They want to prove themselves and when the old generation try to intervene their decision and even order them, most of the time it leads to in adverse effects which their children or grandchildren show their objection by purposely misbehave their elderlies. Matters become worse if they do not communicate properly. In my opinion, when we have different opinions about any things, the best solution is to communicate and state clearly about our stands and reasons to do so and eventually find a both agreeable conclusion to create a win-win…show more content…
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