Spike Lee made an appearance at Wake Forest University last week and among his comments was the following:
Quite often, young people allow themselves to be influenced too heavily by their parents, and wind up having life choices made for them, Lee said.
“Parents kill more dreams than anybody,” he said.
One of my oldest and closest friends has for years been called the "funsucker" by his wife and kids. Personally I just see him as a proponent of reality-based parenting, but of course I've been accused of being a funsucker too so what do I know?
Now I can add "dream killer" to my resume.