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By John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine, January 14, 2019
Many complain that young people are not getting the basic life skills so needed to survive in the world. Parents and schools no longer teach skills like cooking, laundry, budgeting, or car repair as in times past.
At the same time, our culture encourages young people to extend their adolescence well into their twenties. They postpone future responsibilities indefinitely as seen in a third of young adults between 18 and 34 that now rely upon their parents for room, board or financial support.
The result is a surge of young people ill-prepared to by adults. Indeed, the act of young people doing adult-like things has given rise to the new verb “to adult.” Making a bed in the morning is an exercise in adulting as would be arriving on time for work.
Marketers would be amiss if they did not take notice of an opportunity. Hence, adulting classes have sprung up all over the country…. Read entire article, go to: © Copyright 2019 Crisis Magazine. All rights reserved.Crisis Magazine is a project of Sophia Institute Press.Design by Perceptions Studio.crisismagazine.com/2019/why-catholic-millennials-need-these-four-urgent-life-skills