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Fully 33% of Millennial homebuyers were influenced more by their dogs than marriage or children when purchasing their first home. As birthrates and marriage rates continue to stall, Millennials are choosing to spend more time (and money) keeping their furry “family members” happy.
Contributor Steve Rose argues that Netflix’s Friends from College nails the key attribute of the Gen-X midlife crisis: that they just can’t grow up. He makes a solid point: Many Xers have spent their lives slacking, loafing around, and generally trying to avoid becoming their drab elders—only to have age sneak up on them.
Columnist Alex Williams contends that America has transformed from “Prozac Nation” into the “United States of Xanax.” He’s correct to point out that the downbeat, disinterested experience of Gen-X young adults has given way to the anxiety-fueled, pressure-ridden lifestyle of Millennials.
New research suggests that regular yoga and meditation can suppress genes that cause inflammation. This finding is just the latest that links mindfulness exercises to health benefits, which is a major reason why consumers of all ages are flocking to the New Age-inspired tradition.
Contributor Zoe Strimpel is not surprised that Boomers are outdrinking Millennials as they enter old age. She makes a solid point: Boomers’ repressed childhoods resulted in decades of party-hardy behavior; Meanwhile, Millennials’ sheltered childhoods resulted in tame (and sober) behavior.