But overwork, with all else perceived as a distraction, is no tool to cultivate joy.
So here are my thoughts in brief on points made in the Washington Post article (edited here for clarity).
You’ll have others.“It’s a highly motivated, ambitious generation,” says Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist at Rutgers University and chief scientific adviser to the dating site
The trend piece is a form that’s plagued by the “To a hammer, everything looks like a nail” problem.
If you begin with any premise and set out to prove it, you can generally find a handful of folks in this world of 7.4 billion to confirm your suspicion.
Rather than forgoing sex, we can be strive to be more creative and generous in our interpersonal relationships, whether they be sexual or otherwise.
That starts by thinking deeply about what we want so that we can articulate it to another person.That said, research-based trend pieces are useful in the same way polemics are useful — to the extent they provoke further discussion.And this research is based on a nationally representative sample of more than 25,000 American adults.OK, a couple of disclaimers before you pillory the argument: I’m not a “younger millennial.” If millennials are defined as those who are 19 to 35 years old in 2016, then at 29 I clock in on the “What are the young people up to these days? So, younger young people, weigh in in the comments please and tell me what I’m missing; I’m all ears.Second disclaimer: I believe that everyone should have exactly as much sex as they do or don’t want to have, with whomever they do or don’t want to have it, in whatever fashion they do or don’t want to have it.Most people are rational actors, in so far as their fears are connected to their experiences.