Burnt Out and Broke
As the world burns and housing prices spiral out of control, it’s increasingly difficult to be optimistic about the future. And that shows in the data. According to an October 2022 Gallup poll, just 42% of Americans think that today’s youth are likely to have a better life than their parents — an 11-year low.
When asked about their own challenges, 20-year-old Redditors offered similarly pessimistic answers. Here are the worst things about being in your 20s in 2023, according to Redditors.