On page 8 of the September 5 issue of The New York Times Magazine, you’ll find my response to the recent cover article, “What Is It About 20-Somethings?” as the featured letter. I’m very grateful to The Times for printing my comments.
Here is an excerpt of my letter:
As I read Robin Marantz Henig’s discussion of 20-somethings, I was struck by the sense that the new life stage she was ascribing to this generation could actually be something that adults of all ages experience today: feeling unstable, struggling with ferocious competition for jobs, wondering if our relationships and finances can go the distance.
I consider it progress that every young person doesn’t feel the need to complete school, leave home, marry and have a child by a certain deadline. There is no “one size fits all” adulthood…
Read the rest of the letter here.
What did you think of Marantz Henig’s article? Please share your thoughts!