i don't quite agree ...

3 September 2001

i don’t quite agree with the idea that we’re actually reaching adulthood later and later but i do think that this survey has a point. the survey concentrated on middle class graduates (i guess that i’m one of them) and found that, partly as a result of going to college into their twenties, this generation is leaving home later and acheiving financial independence later. it doesn’t mention things like marriage and children but comparing my friends and my parents friends i think it’s pretty obvious we’re doing all that stuff later on average too. i hope this isn’t true though:

until [35] people are typified by the overgrown teenagers of men behaving badly