Sometimes I feel protective of my generation. You know that old rule of life, where you can dump on your siblings, but no one else can? That’s how I’m beginning to feel about my whole generation. Sure, I can moan and groan at a bar about how every guy I meet is suffering from Peter Pan syndrome, but baby boomers can’t.
It can be really easy to get swept up in all the negative talk about millennials. There are always articles about how millennials are still living with their parents, or how students are taking out loans they’ll never be able pay back. When the words “selfish,” “lazy,” and “technologically dependent” are used to describe your generation, you can begin to feel bad about yourself. It’s nice to take a step back and remember all the great things we’re doing, and all the new paths we’re forging.