9. We may very well be the first “over-educated” generation in the history of this country. MOST of us have college degrees, and very sizable portion of us have graduate degrees too. We have these because we basically have to in order to even have the chance of making enough money for a comfortable life as adults. We are a little pissed off because we all grew up being told that if you do ok in high school and go to college, you’ll be able to get a job that’ll pay you well-enough to live the life you want to live. Then, we did those things and when we got to the other end of it, it was all basically jerked away.
10. That it’s hard, even in my early thirties with a good full time job, to afford rent and food and everything else. I wish I had been born in a time where working a job like I have now would pay for a three bedroom house and two cars. No, I’m not lazy. I just don’t think I should have to work two full time jobs just to survive.