By Mohammed Karrem
How can the babies of Baby Boomers and Generation X be different from their parents?
Early in the Mubarak presidency (1986), more than 34% of the population was twelve years old or younger, which put the Millennials on top of the age demographics of Egypt, so don’t be surprised by how much they are different and alike in their lifestyle. You can easily tell if a Millennial is following the Baby Boomer’s or Gen Xer’s parenting style by their unlike
Why most of the Millennials listen more to their friends than their parents?
We have already mentioned before the Baby Boomer’s parenting style and how much it influences their children, so let’s concentrate on the parenting style of Gen Xers who were too extreme in almost everything.
One of the open doors policy demerits that it left undeniable numbers of the Millennials’ babies with only one parent or even without both of them, even though it feels great to work abroad, but home is still home. So the uninvolved parent’s style raised highly dependent young children, full of behavioral problems, depression, hostility, and attention problems. Additionally, adolescents who are exposed to uninvolved parenting practices often perceive high levels of rejection and tend to exhibit more externalizing behaviors, aggressive behaviors, and delinquent behaviors, which left them digging more for someone or a tribe that can compensate for the parent’s absence.
Millennials will change the world
Believe it or not, but Millennials are the luckiest generation compared to other generations, and the reason is because of the digital age. W
Simply, the globalization gifted Millennials glasses to see the world, but they didn’t like what they saw.