4 Problems With Millennials That Someone Needs To Fix
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4 Things This Generation Needs To Fix, Because Let's Face It, They're Driving Me Up A Wall

From short shorts to social media, someone needs to fix these.

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One of these is a fashion issue because, let's face it, sometimes fashion culture is just plain stupid. Others are problems with the mind and societal issues that irk me beyond belief.

1. Short shorts and too-big T-shirts

OK, this is a super popular fashion trend among teenage girls right now and I have no idea why. Wearing short shorts (AKA, Nike workout shorts or spanx) and a T-shirt that is way too big for them. I get that this is comfortable to most people, but that is something that you sleep in, not walk around campus in. It makes you look like you have no pants on, and sometimes I really can't tell if you do or don't, and also makes it look like you're wearing your dad's shirt. It's just weird. Please stop.

2. Glorifying mental illnesses

Mental illness has recently come to light as important in the past few decades. Along with its importance and the need for people to take care of themselves and others who suffer from mental illness, the glorification of this problem has become massive. Something that I have noticed though are people who were never formally diagnosed claiming that they had depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. These disorders and illnesses aren't just up for grabs whenever someone is feeling down or irritated.

3. We can't function without social media

Social media has become the ultimate overlord of information to young people now. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter have become top hits when looking for the latest gossip about celebrities, national and local news, and even people they know. If social media were to suddenly drop off the face of the earth, I'm not sure that most people would know how to function.

4. Everything is a race game

When I say this, I mean it's almost like all the nationalities and religions and skin colors are out to get each other. What happened to living perfectly next to your neighbors, even if they were different than you? When did we start pinning the use of force by police officers as a 'hate crime'? If you're not following the law, you're in for it. Everything now is completely based off of racial bias and hate between different people.

There is no reason for any of us to be hateful towards one another, to act like we are better or to take any of that trash for worth. Mankind in and of itself is unique and brilliant and beautiful.

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