She is the founder of the global resource site and co-author of Putting Diversity to Work. Simma Lieberman works with people and organizations to create environments where people can do their best work.She specializes in diversity, gender communications, life-work balance and stress, and acquiring and retaining new customers.Many generations feel like they are not respected by other generations, and often that they are discriminated against because of their age (age bias).
But that was true for only 43 percent in the same age range in 1980.
We also have fewer partners and less interest in sex overall.3. In 2014, nearly one in 10 Americans over 18 were living with significant others they weren't married to, while less than one percent were in 1967.
One possible explanation is that it's become more socially acceptable to cohabit without getting hitched, but another is that people are marrying later (see number 4).4. While the number of Americans living with significant others has risen, the proportion who are married has gown down.
Look at how older family members are treated within a family to get an idea of the predominant value in different cultures: are older family members put in old-folk homes when they need assistance or are they cared for by family members?
Like all difference, generalizations about generational differences should be used only as guidelines to help you understand what might be preventing understanding.