On Millennials in Relationships, in the New York Times

Well, it took me a few months to see it, but it turns out I was quoted in The New York Times in an article about GenXers and Millennials in relationship.

I think far too much is made of these supposed generational differences. The emphasis on technology, for one, is a bit over-emphasized… yet! the statistics show that Millennials are lowering the divorce rate overall — by 18% so far! So perhaps, after all the accusations they’ve endured, they’re doing something right…

Here’s my take, from the article “I Married a Millennial. I Married a Gen Xer. Now What?” published June 7th, 2018.

“Satya Doyle Byock, a psychotherapist in Portland, Ore., whose practice specializes in treating people in their 20s and 30s, notes that many of her millennial clients also aren’t willing to endure an unhappy or stagnant relationship. And that, she said, is a good thing.

‘Some might view that as entitled,’ Ms. Doyle Byock said, ‘but I see that as hopeful.’”

Self-Discovery Exercises for Quarter-Life on SimpleHabit

I'm happy to share that I recently launched a teaching series on the SimpleHabit meditation app, as their first therapist. The topic, naturally: Quarter-Life. 

I hope you'll check it out! The four short exercises are designed to guide you towards insight into your career path, and relationships. They don't replace therapy, but they're tastes of what's possible on the path of self-exploration. This isn't just empty advice, but guidance for self-inquiry. The more you know of your soul-self, the more you're going to know about where to find happiness and contentment in this complicated world.

You can start a free trial on SimpleHabit.

I'm happy to say that the response has been positive, and I hope you'll find similar value in the short recordings! 

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