Like a lot of lower-middle-class families, in our household, we always had this subtle resentment of people who, as my dad would say, “had everything handed to them.” I have a friend who's embarrassed by the fact that he's had everything handed to him - there's this unspoken shame you feel when you tell people you didn't pay for your own lifestyle.And that's not really fair. Why should there be a sense of haughtiness for people whose parents provided for them?
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