This isn’t the first time you’ll have seen someone make this statement. In fact, it’s far from an original thought, but that doesn’t make it any less true.
With a 24 hour news cycle and the ability to connect to anyone, anywhere, anytime, it’s easy to think that things are worse than they’ve ever been – in every aspect of life – but things are, generally speaking, pretty good.
We’re healthier than we’ve ever been, we’re living longer, we’re smarter – it goes on.
Life’s good, guys, trust me.
However, the downside of this non-stop connectivity is that we’re too focused on keeping up with the Jones’, and it’s even worse for young people.
In this instance, they’re marrying far too prematurely. Recent research has suggested that it’s down to celebrity culture and a seemingly fruitless endeavour to live the perfect life – to have the perfect marriage.
So, young people marry young, have kids, then realise that they can’t afford to divorce a couple of years down the line when it all starts to unravel.
It’s supposedly led to an increase in the amount of young people looking for affairs as a viable alternative to divorce, which is understandable.
The bigger problem? I can’t see it changing anytime soon.