11 things millennials do that their parents wouldn't recognize
- Millennials are the generation born between 1981 and 1996.
- Through their sheer size, they've impacted industries from fast food to fast fashion to higher education.
- They parent different their own parents - and they run their lives differently, too.
Everyone loves to hate millennials.
The Pew Research Center recently defined this generation as people born between 1981 and 1996. And boy, are they shaking things up.They're killing industries left and right - from napkins to diamond rings. They're marrying later and starting nontraditional families. Those rascals!
Below, we rounded up some of millennials' most significant departures from tradition - tradition being the way their parents did things. Read on to find out how this much-maligned generation is changing life as we know it.