The Age of AnXiety

The Age of AnXiety

By Thought Catalog

Despite the hedonistic society our generation has grown up in, we’re largely unhappy. It’s been estimated in the last year that nearly 40% of adults suffer from an anxiety disorder of some kind. It’s the most common form of mental illness in the United States, trumping depression. In this age of instantaneity, we’ve lost our ability to wait. For love, for gratification, for attention– we struggle with rapid heart beats, tapping feet and anguish. The technological advances that were meant to welcome an age of luxury have inadvertently created an age of anxiety. This is what it’s like to live with the irrational fear of fear, this is what it’s like for generation x, growing up in the Age of AnXiety.

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