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raysmuckles  ·  3118 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why People Under 35 Are Unhappy

This article made me angry, because of the condescension. I am under 35, and admittedly I have been blessed in my career, but my expectations of a career are perfectly reasonable. I put a lower priority on career advancement and a higher priority on family compared to my parents' generation but I don't expect to own two cars and go on foreign holidays every year. I find it aggravating to be told that I think I am a special unicorn and don't live in the real world - all my friendship group are realistic and down to earth as well. I feel like the 'entitled Gen Y' trope is made up. Unfortunately, I predict that when I am in the senior generation I will forget all this and will probably believe that the young generation are entitled snowflakes.