Millennials Are People Too

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I’m only 14, but I already know that life isn’t all “privileged” outside of school. My parents tell me that I’m privileged. I understand that. But after I cut the cord that keeps us connected, and start living on my own, I also understand that it won’t be easy. Older people always complain that we are lazy, and that we don’t know a “hard day’s work”.
In a society like today, we can’t just get a good paying job with no college or high school diploma. And, to get that really good job, we need to have “previous work experience”. We are pressured to make all A’s, graduate top of the class, and still balance volunteer work/regular work, a social life, sleep, and so many other things. We aren’t worse off than anyone else, and we aren’t better than everybody else. We are all the same.

"Be like Aslan," she wrote.

I’m tired, y’all.

Tired of not fully understanding my French reading. Tired of not having proper time to go the the Rec. Tired of my phone being broken.

Above all, dear reader, I am tired of being a Millennial.

Not because I’m ashamed of my Millennial brothers and sisters. Not because I wish I was born in another era (that’s a whole other story). But because I’m tired of being bashed in popular media.

I read anotherarticle the other day which sarcastically mocked 20-somethings. And it just might have been the straw that broke the 20-something’s back.

Hi, I’m an entitled and broke 20-something and today I’m here to share with you some tips and tricks to grocery shopping on a budget that I’ve picked up over the past year and a half. You see, I graduated college a year and a half ago and, without meal plans or…

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