Yum: Not memorizing directions and maps; Minutecast telling me the rain ends in 7 minutes; creative emoticons. Yuck: Phones sitting on the dinner table; multiple pages of apps; replacing meaningful communication with emojis.
Yum: We don’t have giant mortgages. Yuck: Because how in the world can we afford giant mortgages?!
Yum: We were the best age group to experience Harry Potter and Barack Obama. Yuck: Because of this, we were the worst age group to experience Twilight and Donald Trump.
Yum: We are building the gig economy which means we can invent super weird jobs. Yuck: That’s really hard and mostly reserved for the privileged.
Yum: We are all special snowflakes. Yuck: This is misunderstood by some people to be a bad thing and slung as an insult.
Yum: We had Facebook in high school/college, so we are more in touch with our peers than older generations and know what they’re up to. Yuck: We had Facebook in high school/college, so we are haunted by moments that we once swore were “totally awesome! hahaha!” Also, wedding FOMO for people we barely know.
Yum: We are getting married later and opting out of raising children. Yuck: …. Oh… uh, my personal life choices are showing.
Yum: We are all idealistic even when we are grounded in realism. Yuck: This does not help progress advance quicker.
Yum: Urban Dictionary gave us the sex talk we didn’t know we needed. Yuck: Uncleared Internet history.