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What’s Happening to Our Kids?

Technology’s latest disruption: the middle school relationship

Alex Whitcomb
Jul 22, 2018 · 6 min read
Kids are communicating more than ever, but are they actually forming connections?

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You learn for the very first time the sheer size of love, how one moment can make everything feel so big it trips your nervous system.

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Love is only as good as what its defined by, and for Gen-Z, its calling cards are distance, uncertainty, and thumbs.
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With access to anyone at the edge of your fingertips, it begs the question: Who are they texting?

Kids end up feeling the pain of adult jealousy anytime they see their crush pick up the phone.

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Alex Whitcomb

Written by

Journalist, writer, bud. Vermont heart, San Francisco brain. Twitter: @AlexWhitcomb

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Medium's largest active publication, followed by +704K people. Follow to join our community.

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