Thanks for writing this! I too have noticed (and been troubled by) the tone some writers take when writing about millennials — which usually takes the form of patronizing bemusement and outright condescension. Often, these writers seem to be missing a broader, and more interesting point, that applies equally to the greater population as it does to…
Thank you first for reading my piece — but thank you more for this response, which was clearly borne out of experiences not easy to live. I think insisting on freedom, as you have, is to insist on love, which is the ultimate act of freedom. And I hope you keep moving through the world in this way.
Chase — Thanks for your feedback! I intended this for to be more of a quick take, but I appreciate you wanting more personal narrative. It’s a direction I would love to go in if I expand the piece (which is likely).