In fact, some of the things people so passionately pursue would be my greatest nightmare if they were to come true.
"Oh, you got into Med School? I'm so terribly sorry! What an awful next 8 years of your life."
But of course, they wouldn't share my disappointment.
These are their dreams. Their passions.
When someone tells you they bought a puppy, they don't see it as a dirty little burden.
They're not making foolish decisions. We're just different. Be happy that they're happy.