Parents might mean well (usually...) but sometimes, their advice turns out to be pretty horrific.
A recent Reddit thread asked people to share the advice from their parents that turned out to be wildly off-base. Here are 15 of the biggest gems.
Computers will never catch on, don't waste any more of your time on them.
Wasted a decade doing random temping jobs before finally working with computers. Now they harass me all the time to fix their devices. - Biscotti499
If you study for the final year of high school, you’ll never have to study for the rest of your life (I think this is very India-specific advice though). Boy were they wrong. - elSidCampeador
You can tell me, It's okay/I won't get angry - cannedthoughts
“You can’t just apply online! Get dressed up, go to Lockheed Martin, introduce yourself, and ask if they have any available positions!” ... I didn’t do it for the record, they were just so adamant about it... - Hillman9611