I had an aunt who listened to a fortune teller who told her that my uncle was stifling her. She divorced him and left him with 3 little girls. She spent some very miserable years before dying alone. One of her daughters was so affected by her mother leaving, she turned to drugs and wound up in prison for theft. No one in the family has seen her in years.
From what I can tell, it will work if you want it to. But your life is not fixed, and I would say that you have more influence over it than your 15-year-old reader would have you believe.
My wife reads tarot cards. She does it for friends as a hobby; in her case, it really is “for entertainment purposes only,” and she charges nothing for it.
When she does a reading, she uses a set of forms she designed. They record the positions of the cards, and her interpretation of what she sees in them, so the querent has a record of the reading. At the end of the forms, though, she includes the following caveat:
In other words, jct103, if you want to believe that you won’t meet the man you are to marry until you are 28, then go ahead and believe it. But also know that you don’t have to wait that long if you don’t want to–you may well indeed meet somebody before then.
Have fun with it; it really can be entertaining. But always remember that’s all it is, and you are the one who ultimately decides your own future. Don’t let a palm or card or tea-leaf or ouija board reader do it for you.