In my 20s, I was made to pick a side in the battle of the Smug Married vs the Singles. I didn’t create that division, they did.
The pandemic confused our relationship with time. What does it mean to be mature? Do we fit into our generations?
There’s a name for my generation. Children of Baby Boomers who arrived some calendar pages too early to be Millenial. Generation X.
What did millennials dream of?
I received a call from an old college friend. It went the way you’d expect such calls to go. A lot shrieking, plenty of laughs, some quiet introspection and a lot more “I am so happy to be talking to you.” I really am. This is more than nostalgia. We…
Love. It got so much harder with age. The finding of it, the keeping of it. But mostly, being okay with it.
Everyone I know is on a treadmill. I wish I knew more people like me. The ones that tried getting off it.
I was diagnosed with a thyroid deficiency and prescribed a pill I’ll need to take every day for the rest of my life.
“It was rebellion. Just like every other generation.”
There is a new breed of people out there and they are a helluva lot better to be around than the others. They are the 30-something war veterans of relationships. They are divorcees. They’ve lived in without marriage and borne the backlash from family, landlords, friends and service people. They’ve…