According to UrbanDictionary.com, "adulting" means: "To do grown-up things and hold responsibilities such as, a 9–5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else that makes one think of grown-ups."
Is a "failure to launch" a real problem for today's twentysomethings? Are millennials the first generation to make delaying growing up normal? Is the younger generation being unfairly stereotyped? What's really going on here?
Also joining us this morning is Paul Angone, author of 101 Questions You Need to Ask in Your Twenties: (And Let's Be Honest, Your Thirties Too); and our own Gabby Settles will be in the studio in the 8 am hour.
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Paul Angone is the voice to—and for—the Millennial Generation. He's the author of 101 Questions You Need to Ask in Your Twenties: (And Let's Be Honest, Your Thirties Too); 101 Secrets For Your Twenties; and All Groan Up: Searching for Self, Faith, and a Freaking Job! He is also the creator of AllGroanUp.com, which has received millions of views from 190 countries.
Gabrielle Settles is Office Administrator for Moody Radio Florida. She's a Detroit native but has known St. Petersburg as her second home since 2001. She graduated from Wayne State University with a B.A. in broadcast journalism in 2017. She officially received the Lord when she was four years old, but started learning about God at age zero. Her mother read Bible verses to her in the womb! Gabrielle writes in her spare time, and enjoys cooking, volunteering, watching sports and being a dog mom.
Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.
Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.