The truth about our generation
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I’m a millennial and my generation sucks
By Amelia Tait. Now, a new name is growing in popularity: the Burnout Generation. The argument, laid out in a viral BuzzFeed article last month , is that growing up, millennials were unduly affected by the financial crisis of the late s and pressured by a new wave of intensive parenting. As a result, they are uniquely overambitious, overworked and overwhelmed. The description rang true to many millennial readers, but also left a lot of people in the previous cohort, Generation X, wondering why no one was paying attention to the difficulties they face.
We have a different sense of style, society and values. However, as an old soul I refused to believe this is what the world has become, so I put it to the test. I let this poll run for around 22 hours and the results were astonishing. Human connections both emotional, physical and spiritual is what we were all meant for, we need eachother to live as we have seen what isolation can do to a person. So why is it such a big deal to show someone we care? Why is it such a big deal to tell someone how much they mean to us?