Gen X says: We saw “Clueless” more as part of a larger thing happening in entertainment media, this very self-aware form of comedy that featured a kind of exuberant pop-culture hyperliteracy, with references to everything from Jane Austen to Dionne Warwick to Radiohead.
But I don’t think we would’ve loved it if had been only about those things.
The total economic cost in terms of time, resources, effort, and sanity just wasn't worth it anymore.
After all, Millennials were the "Baby on Board" generation.But before I could be of service, I needed some information on the eligible young men, based on the first dates.There were important questions to ask regarding each suitor: were there any awkward pauses? Did he maintain eye contact (or did he glance at his i Phone, or your cleavage)? Since my friend didn’t plan on marrying, their surnames were a moot point, but I said first names would be helpful.They often had both parents working, were exposed to daycare and divorce, and became known as "latchkey kids." They are a well-educated generation with many having tertiary qualifications and are resourceful, individualistic, self-reliant and skeptical of authority. Millennials are very technology wise and are comfortable with ethnically diverse groups.Their values are similar to Veterans in that they are optimistic, confident, sociable, and have strong morals and a sense of civic duty.I got out of two rat races when I was in my early 30's.One was the 9-5, corporate prison of being a wage slave. The catalyst that prompted my exit from corporate America (banking) was the collapse of the housing market.One thing we baby boomers have that younger generations don’t is experience … That’s what happened to boomer Erin O’Brien of Redondo Beach, California, when a Gen-X friend was having problems with her dating life.In the afterglow of Valentines Day, Erin has shared her advice with us; she calls it, “Last Man Standing: A Baby Boomer’s Dating Advice to a Generation X-er.” A friend of mine has found herself recently relocated, and recently single." Perhaps the problem is influenced more by generational attitudes and mores than other factors such as the moral decline of society, media and a lack of interest in spiritual things.When I was dating my 23-year-old husband, I remember Candice Watters telling me that Kevin was in what she considered to be "the valor years." She told me she had observed men in their early 20s being especially courageous when it came to pursuing women.