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The Real Reason Millennials Are So Burned Out

Anne Helen Petersen’s new book, ‘Can’t Even,’ is a scathing rebuke of the system that pushed us past the point of exhaustion

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Reading Anne Helen Petersen’s viral essay “How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation” in early 2019 felt simultaneously like having a mild panic attack and a religious…

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Andrea González-Ramírez

Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work: https://www.thecut.com/