7 ways millennials' lives are no different than their parents' at their age
- Millennials are generally defined as people born from 1981 and 1996.
- While many aspects of life have changed since their parents were young, others have stayed exactly the same.
- For example, attitudes around gender roles have barely budged and young people are still seeking meaningful work beyond a paycheck.
You could also reasonably argue that they have it worse.
It's not quite as catchy to talk about all the ways that life has, well, stagnated. But in many ways, research suggests, life is largely the same as it was 30 years ago.
Young people are still job-hopping, everyone's still calling them selfish, and there's still no magic bullet for finding love. Read on for some of the biggest commonalities between millennials and their parents.
It's still hard for young people to find love
Young people are still job-hopping
Many young men still struggle with the concept of gender equality
Levels of racism are still disturbingly high among young white people
Most young people still aren't very pious
Meaningful work is still a priority for young people
Young people are still being labeled selfish, lazy, and entitled
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