Saw this in the comments at The Bleat today.
“We even have an entire political party arguing that telling someone to pay for their own stuff is the same as telling them they can’t have it – the very essence of the teenage mindset.”
Keep it simple. Just because I don’t want to pay for something you want, doesn’t mean I don’t want you to have it. I just don’t want to pay for you to have it.
Stop worrying about what I want to pay for, and go worry about how you are going to pay for what you want.