The Confusion Of The Younger Generation
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The Confusion Of The Younger Generation

Sexuality, Genders, and Inner Beings, what more?

The Confusion Of The Younger Generation
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When we go through life we’re all secretly just looking for that way to define ourselves—from the first day of school to about your mid-twenties you want to find a way to label yourself. It seems that the children of today's generation are having no struggles with that thought. But how many of them actually put forth any research purposes of understanding what they may truly want?

It’s 2017 and it seems that labels such as heterosexual (straight), homosexual (gay), and bisexual are 'out of style'. As well as gender pronouns such as male or female. When it was all 'simpler' seems to be what most adults yearn for.

The bill has been passed that unbans the homosexual right to marry, that’s a huge step for the LGBT+ community, but are we may be taking things too far with this? Now don’t get me wrong, I am all for homosexual rights, but with all the new labels swirling around it’s making the most of the world get dizzy. I honestly can’t even define 98 percent of them, and even that might be a generous percentage rate. It is understood that people want to be seen as individuals rather than a group, everyone wants to be seen, but some of this is just getting plain ridiculous. As a bisexual, you choose to date anyone regardless of gender, though it seems the newest word 'pansexual' is a 'better' version of it- which holds the exact same definition as bisexual. This is a controversial topic because not only do people want to label themselves with a thousand different terms that all sum up to general meanings, they want to overcomplicate things by sometimes being too sensitive to even help get a better outlook on it.

I myself as the author of this article hold nothing against people searching for their name, I am happily a bisexual and feel that the newest grounds we’re covering is phenomenal- truly acceptance is beautiful. But asking someone to accept a sexuality like Sapiosexual(Finding intelligence sexy or arousing) is asking a little too much. Yes, you can have a preference for someone and think that maybe brawn is sexy over brains- but coming up with a sexuality name for it is crossing line. We all have preferences- I like delicate girly girl's and nerdy guys, the neighbor might like the strong soldier like male or female, but honestly If everyone named a sexuality with their personal preferences this world would be far too confusing. Isn’t there a level that we should stop at? There is a wide range of acceptance that people want that when it reaches this point it almost looks like a mockery of what everyone was struggling for in the first place. What if when it comes to women's rights all those women in the past struggled for equality just to have the women of today want supremacy? Then it would have all been a waste. We all preach equality, but how many people actually want that? It seems now the largest thing is self-interest. How unique can I make myself, what’s in store for me today, what should I do. Nothing is really about equality when you reach most cores, all these sexuality names and newly formed genders just look like a joke- and it's kinda selfishly indulged- and it’s insulting to those who honestly did push for equality and actually do just want that on every possible level.

The latest thing in 2017 is kinda bad, it’s not looking too up nowadays. It seems that the more people realize that, yes, they do have a certain uniqueness that separates them from the others- the more they’ll want to exploit that until they seem to be the best out of the rest. Not everyone is like that, some were satisfied with the more 'simple' things in life, but it seems that the younger generation just wants to see who can behave more ridiculously. How many of them have actually put the research into it? 1 out of 3 did. This happens to be why parents don’t take their children too seriously when it comes to things like that, because how many of them actually know what they’re saying? Before you claim something, maybe look into it? I delved deeper into this, even asking some people around school who were acclaimed with different identities and sexuality choices, and half of them couldn’t tell me the specific definition of what it was they wanted so desperately to be.

It isn't something small to claim to be something else, you really have to understand the depth before you go poking around. People have worked hard to achieve the levels we've reached now. We should work to preserving the greatness of which we got.

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