How the Ones You Love the Most Want to See Bitcoin Fail – Featured Bitcoin News

Some people will never believe in bitcoin and the cryptocurrency economy Satoshi’s invention has created. A lot of cryptocurrency believers are familiar with the mainstream pundits and economists claiming bitcoin will go to zero, but oftentimes it’s the ones they care about the most that hope to see bitcoin fail. On Wednesday evening on Reddit, one bitcoiner said his father laughed him off because of bitcoin.

Bitcoin and Loved Ones: Why Are Family and Friends Waiting to Say ‘I Told You So?’

It’s understandable that bitcoin (BTC) and the rest of the crypto coins in existence might be difficult to conceptualize for someone who just heard about the technology. Crypto fans are also quite used to the status quo financial incumbents and government authorities talking down on decentralized crypto assets. But a lot of people don’t discuss how friends and family members make them feel when they criticize bitcoin, grow envious of the asset’s value rise, and even want it to fail so they can say “I told you so.”

It’s very likely that a lot of bitcoin enthusiasts have people close to them who have expressed this opinion and will never take the crypto asset seriously.

Father Laughs Off Son's Financial Hopes: How the Ones You Love the Most Want to See Bitcoin Fail
Sometimes it’s our closest family members or friends who discourage us the most when it comes to bitcoin and the crypto economy.

On March 31, a Reddit user called “einemnes” said that his own father recently laughed him off because of bitcoin. “Today I tried to explain to my [70-year-old] father about why this is a good investment in the long run,” he wrote. “He looked at me and laughed. Basically he thinks that he is very experienced because he has seen many pyramid schemes and he knows I will lose everything. I replied this is not the case at all, but he insisted,” the son explained. He said maybe his father was right and he felt down about the situation.

The Redditor continued:

I told him I have little to lose and much to win, and that maybe…

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