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The ugly side of being brought up in a Conservative Family as a boy

There was a time when I was proud of my origin, my family, my values but as i have grown I have started feeling that it is suffocating. 1,084 more words


A generation lost in space

I was born in 1982. My sibling, 1976. I grew up hearing about Generation X.

I was, for a while -in the 90s at least- decidedly a member of Generation Y. 250 more words

How I Feel

Not Just for Nurses

I zoned in on the words ‘hospital’, ‘nurse’, ‘nursing assistant’, ‘peed’ and figured the essay was going to be a rant on the occasional nursing slang that comes out when we’ve run around a little  too much, our joints have gotten loose, and we forget about the generation gap between us and our patients. 53 more words

Independent or Communal living..where are we headed?

We spend most of our young adult lives wanting to be independent, craving nuclear lives and freedom because it feels most optimal at the time where we have very little time to manage our own expectations of life, let alone others. 605 more words


Welcome to the Club, Son!

(as appearing on The Huffington Post site: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/57dca07ae4b0d5920b5b2bb4?timestamp=1474078095514)

“Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you!”

“Thanks Mom.”

“I can’t believe my boy is 55 years old.” 859 more words

Middle Age

Generational Divide: Hippies

“Report from Haight-Ashbury” is a fascinating video that Eliza found.  It is a 22 minute long documentary style video about the influx of Hippie culture in San Francisco… 42 more words