When they called me Gen-X, I took it as a matter of pride. Then the countless Gen-Y kids came along, and we Xers were swamped practically out of existence. But what about those Gen-Z Millennials? Don’t ask:
“They’ve been overparented, overindulged and overprotected,” she says. “They haven’t experienced that much failure, frustration, pain. We were so obsessed with protecting and promoting their self-esteem that they crumble like cookies when they discover the world doesn’t revolve around them. They get into the real world and they’re shocked.
They might be shocked, but I’m not.