This was a thoughtless comment. This kind of thing has been happening since the beginning of time. It makes me giggle that you think the millennials came up with it.
I never felt sorry for the protagonist, nor did I think she wanted us to. It’s just a little insight into how it happens and why. If anything, I feel like she was giving a brutally honest depiction of herself by admitting she still wanted him even with a baby in the picture. Obviously, she knows this does not come across as an admirable quality.
What is a nasty characteristic of your generation is to hide behind some lame ass screen name and try playing God with other people’s lives. Ding, Ding Ding! You win the prize for that, Brer Rabbit