Dear Millennials, Stop Calling These Stressful Activities Fun

March 30, 2022

There are activities that millennials call “fun” that make me scratch my head. I’m going to need them to explain to me why they see DIY and the rest of the things on this list as fun. Because I don’t see it. 

Brunch 

Millennials find every opportunity to go for brunch. Anytime they’re thinking of what to do or where to go, the first activity that pops into their heads is going somewhere for brunch. Because food is life, I understand that going anywhere to eat can be fun. But what exactly makes brunch so special? Is it the bottomless mimosas? I need to know!

Sip and Paint

I really do think that the only fun part of ‘Sip and Paint’ is the sipping part. 

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Board games 

Go into a millennial’s house and you’ll find at least one board game somewhere. If it’s not Scrabble, it’s Ludo or MONOPOLY. How do you say, “Oh, I’m bored, let’s do something fun,” and then bring out board games? Board games? I want better for y’all. 

DIY

I truly believe that millennials use DIY as a way of not spending extra money. Because you cannot tell me that setting up a closet from scratch or re-designing your kitchen cabinets is fun. It is manual labour, please dears. Just say you don’t want to pay someone to do it. We get it. Things are hard these days.

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Baking 

The end product of baking is always great (if you do it well), but the process you have to go through to get that end product? Omo! That’s why I can’t seem to understand how millennials will get up and begin baking banana bread or baking cupcakes simply because they’re bored or because they’re in the mood to bake. Where is the fun, please? 

Becoming friends with their parents 

Millennials are really making an effort to become friends with their parents, and for the life of me, I can’t understand why. And they’re not doing this because they have to, but because they want to willingly be friends with their parents. Why? How does that work? Is it even possible to be friends with your parents? Do parents get to a point where they see you as a grown adult and treat you as such? I have so many questions.

Going to bed at 10 p.m. 

Millennials go to bed at 10 p.m. and in their minds, that is fun and relaxing. How does a human being sleep at 10 p.m.? Do you know how much of life you’ve missed out on by going to bed so early? 

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