What are we?
These words strike fear in the hearts of people who are dating.
They’re words that can stop a relationship in it’s tracks. And ironically – they’re the only words that are necessary for actually starting a real relationship. Oh the conundrum!
On the surface, our generation idealizes relationships that are “chill” and prefers to date people who are “doing their own thing”. Under the surface of chill, we’re starving for connection and uninhibited affection.
Chill is not the Shangri-La of relationships, quite the opposite. It’s a vicious cycle of self-doubt, suspicion and hedging our bets.
And of course, this phenomena didn’t grow out of nothing. “Millennials are in no hurry to marry or settle down — they’ve witnessed the frequent demise of so many early marriages, and they have careers to build, countries to travel, life experience to amass — before they decide to settle down and start families,” said sex researcher Zhana Vrangalova in an interview with Mic.com.… Read the rest