By Hannah Sparks. July 31, pm Updated July 31, pm. Millennials have a lot of things to complain about when it comes to their financial circumstances. Crushing student loan debt , the rising cost of living and the lack of well-paying jobs have made millennials into the most broke generation in contemporary history.
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Millennial Dating Culture Is So Strange
College was scaffolded with social activities meant to introduce strangers to other strangers, whether it was speed dating or fraternity-sorority hang-outs. But a new poll finds that an extraordinary technological change has taken place over the past three years. Just two years ago, American adults ages 18 to 24 used online-dating sites and apps at an average rate for all American adults—about 10 percent. Since then, that rate has almost tripled. College-aged and post-college-aged Americans are now the most likely demographic to turn to the technology. Conducted early last summer, the poll found that use of the services has grown modestly since Fifteen percent of Americans have now used a website or app to look for a romantic partner; three years ago, only nine percent had.
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But at 30 years old, she was living with them, in the bedroom her sisters shared growing up, in Queens, New York, trying to figure out what to do next and why her plan had fallen apart. Sally was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated to the United States with her parents and two younger sisters when she was three. Her parents married in their midtwenties, and Sally thought she would get married around the same age. At the time, Sally wanted to live in Paris.