Millennials are People Too

Let us start with an introduction, I am a Millennial. I was born in the year 1995, which puts myself as an older millennial but still one nonetheless. However, before anyone gets on their high horse saying that “Oh this just another millennial complaining at the world because she thinks life is so hard~,” I am here to tell you that I have a job, pay my own bills, and take care of myself. Hell, I even have been told by my older co-workers that I am an out-liar as a millennial, that I am not like them at all.

Yet, the younger generation is treated like snobs that do not want to do any work and I know I am not the first to say this, but many of those accusations could not be farther from the truth. While, yes, I am aware that there are a fair amount of young people who act as if the world revolves around them, I deal with them at my place of employment. However, I have also dealt with just as many situations with older individuals as well. So, does it not seem silly to bunch together some actions of individuals for a whole group? I think you can see what I am trying to get at here . . . if us “millennials” where all of the same ethnicity or the same sexual orientation this stereotyping, if you will, would be seen as prejudiced. Now, I am not saying it is to that extent, I am just stating a mere example. Personally, I have to agree with some of the stereotypes because I have seen personal examples, but one individual does not equal an entire population.

Basically, the point I am trying to make is, why are we all separating ourselves from each other, especially in times like these. We need to stop creating barriers and realize we are all the same. People just being people.

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