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“That way you don’t have to deal with a person as a whole.
You just get to enjoy someone in the moment,” he says.
At the end of the day, your 20s are the years where YOU DO YOU.
Be selfish, have fun and explore the world.” It’s not hard to find young people who echo Taveroff’s sentiment that self-exploration is the purpose of one’s twenties — a notion that many 25-year-olds as recently as the 1990s might have found odd.
Social media may play a role in the superficial, emotionless ideal of i Gen sex.
Early on, teens (especially girls) learn that sexy pictures get likes.
In the early 1990s, nearly three out of four 10th graders sometimes dated, but by the 2010s only about half did.
By that age, most Boomers and Gen X’ers were married, and many had children.
That’s not to say that one way is right and the other isn’t, but they are very different viewpoints on the best way to spend the high-energy years of your life.
“It’s very rare you will ever find someone who really likes you for who you are — for yourself, your originality… Rarely, if ever, do you find someone who really cares.” There’s another reason i Gen’ers are uncertain about relationships: you might get hurt, and you might find yourself dependent on someone else—reasons that intertwine with i Gen’s individualism and focus on safety.
“People who are so heavily reliant on relationships for their whole source of emotional security don’t know how to cope when that’s taken away from them,” says Haley, 18, who attends community college in San Diego.