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My problems with Generation Y


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The root of my problem with Generation Y, is a series of things, to make it easier to understand, I'll separate the issues in a list.

 

#1. I'm not really part of a generation, I don't see things the way that people think that a "generation" typically or stereotypically is supposed to see them.

 

Here is why.

On August 11th, 1986, my mom was 36 years old, just over 1 year older than I am today.

But that 36 year old in 1986, was born in 1950.


Policies and way of life back then made 36, the psychological and psycho-social equivalent to about 50 today.


I am no where near as mature as today at age 34, as she was in 1986 when she was 36.

And growing up, she obviously got older still.

 

By the time I was 10, she was 46..

 

My dad was even older, he was 43 years old, in 1986 when I was born.
And he was in the military.

He was easily, psychologically a and socially 70 or 80.

Considering all the factors that made his personality.


I have no generation Y siblings.
One is just a few years too young to be called a boomer..
And one is a generation X.

And one would actually be a boomer, if he survived birth.


#2. Most white members of generation Y come from the suburbs.

 

They take peace, they take clean, they take healthy and they take safe, and prosperity for granted.

 

I come from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

None of those things I take for granted..
I seek those things and I celebrate when I get those things.


#3. I am physically 34 years old, I have no physical problems whatsoever..


In fact, I'll tell you right now, that my body is one is hell of a well oiled bio-mechanical machine, and one of the best out there.


I'm as good now as I was at 12, improved through growing.
Bottom line.

 

Humans make mistakes and fuck up..
And that sometimes comes at the cost of ones health..
But I am in the human world, where a lion in his prime should be.

Generation Y is now between 24 and 38 years old.

That puts me a very big physical advantage.

 

I have my demons of course..

But I am very experienced, how so, I don't know..

 

But I have been said to run psychologically and socially old.

 

These two are basically having the cake, and eating too...
Strength and Vision.

It doesn't make a lot of friends.

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