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Why Midlife Is Going to Be Especially Hard On Millennials

The generation’s mix of adolescent optimism and aggressive individualism may tee them up for a rough midlife ride.

Markham Heid
THE NUANCE
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Photo by Steven Van Loy on Unsplash

A few years ago, the New York Times ran a piece about “Xennials,” defined as people born during the late 1970s or early 1980s — a…

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Markham Heid
THE NUANCE

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.