WhySoMillennial on Identity

I’ve never liked answering the question: “What do you do?” It makes no sense, because I worked hard to become a lawyer, and I like my job, but admitting to it to strangers has always made me feel uncomfortable. Maybe it’s the inevitable follow up scorn (for the profession), excitement (for the prospect of free …

WhySoMillennial on Self Doubt

Wow, self doubt is a powerful thing. It can eat up your free time and spoil your accomplishments. It’s the internal troll (in both the traditional and colloquial sense) that lives under your mental bridge. I wonder what it’s like to be a person without it; who doesn’t have a voice saying “you can’t do …

WhySoMillennial on Friendship

“How extra should I dress this eve?”, is the question I just answered in one of my many group chats. We’re in our 30’s now, so of course I said to be responsible. Avoid wearing anything you’d care to lose/ruin with vomit. Being home for the holidays is a special time to catch up with …

WhySoMillennial on Living With Your Parents as an Adult

*Disclaimer: I do not currently live with my parent(s). At various times and for various reasons, I admit to having moved home to live with a parent or two throughout my twenties. The internet is correct, millennials are different from previous generations, whoop-dee-doo. My 30 year old sister temporarily moved home recently and was feeling …