Hi, my name is Emily and i'm a part of the millennial generation.
Call me Millennial or Gen-Y, it's up to you.
We aren't baby boomers, so don't treat us like we are.
Because we aren't, not now, not ever.
I'm being quite sassy, i know.
But it needs to be said.
Not that we don't like Baby boomers, i mean they're our parents,
aunts and uncles, teachers and friends.
We love you, but we're not you.
Simple as that.
And we get really offended when treated as such.
We're our own people, and we enjoy that we're different.
We make our decisions differently and we like it that way.
We take risks.
Just because we wander, more than you would,
(you being a boomer) does not mean that
we're headed down the path of destruction.
When graduating from College we go to England
for five months instead of finding a job.
Ok, so by now you know when i say we, i mean me.
This is not how all millennial's are, but it's how I am, or how I feel.
It wasn't till recently that i realized just how different
our generation is from our parents generation.
And we're even further from our grandparents generation.
And we'll be very different from our own children's generation.
It's just how the world works...
This information is key to understanding why a baby boomer
might be really frustrated with someone in their 20's
for making the crazy decisions that we make.
You see crazy, we see amazing.
You see stupid, we see dreams.
You see a mistake, we see our future.
I've been really emotional lately about my life choices.
I think really hard about them because I'm so picky
about the direction i want my life going.
So chances are, if i make a decision to do something
then that means i've thought it through.
I don't make decisions at the drop of a hat.
In fact something us millennial's are really good at
is planning and preparing.
We don't do things that we haven't looked into,
or found discounts for, or made sure it's
exactly what we want.
We're smart about our crazy decisions.
So in conclusion, we're young souls who love to
go on adventures and have fun and make memories.
We may be crazy but we planned it that way.
We're different, and we like it ;)
Think about us, pray for us,
we love that you care.
Thank you for birthing us
and providing for us,
and making us feel so loved.
Trust that you, as a generation,
raised us well.
We will go on to do some extraordinary things.
And we'll have you to thank for it.
We're going on adventures
we're falling in love
we're taking risks,
but safe ones.
At the end of the day
all we're really trying to do
is find our place in this world
that we don't feel belongs to us.
It will be ours one day,
we're just making sure
that when that day comes...
we have a great place to stay.