When we were in our early 20's, going out was a regular occurance. Night clubs, day parties and lots (and lots) of drinking with friends were the norm. Now that we've gotten older, established businesses, started families and agonized over how much money we used to spend on bottle service, we've come to a conclusion: the party life isn't all it's cracked up to be.
With the conveniences that come with Netflix, Hulu, and social media you can just as easily be connected with the outside world from the confinements of your home and we aren’t the only one’s that feel this way. Research shows that there is a growing number of millennials that are finding comfort indoors versus going out on the town. But, why?
Saving Coins Is Sexy
It is really hard to go out these days and not drop a minimum of $100 bucks! I mean, from the Ubers, to the rounds for friends, the new outfit (because how dare we go out in anything that we have already been photographed in), going out can be pretty expensive! We don’t know about you but having money in the bank and making sure our credit is on point, has become a serious priority and has caused clubs, unproductive traveling, and bar hopping to take a back seat. Now, we find ourselves getting excited about social media challenges that encourage us to save $5,000 in one years time and apps like Acorn which will take your loose change and turn it into big savings - and all you have to do is get your download on. That, to us, screams “SEXY!”
Convenience Is In The Palm Of Your Hand
That nice gourmet dinner that you are craving, that guy/girl that you are hoping to bump into, that new movie that just hit the theaters can all be delivered to your house. Convenience reigns supreme guys! Sometimes it is sad, but it’s true. For a fraction of the cost you can not only enjoy but also learn how to cook that gourmet meal by using services like Sun Basket which will provide you with all the ingredients and the directions to create a cozy, fancy dinner for two delivered right to your doorstep. Don’t want to do the work? Well you have Uber Eats, Door Dash, and a host of other apps that will deliver your restaurant faves in an hour or less. Dating has changed on so many levels and you can easily slide into your love interest’s DM’s (direct messages), download an app and slide left or right (we aren’t too sure because neither of us has yet to slide into that territory yet but, the stories we’ve heard…woozers). Have a Fire Stick, Netflix, or Hulu? The options are endless! No more paying $50 plus for a movie, you can get all of the perks of a night out at home.
So, what’s the verdict? Would you rather spend your free time in the streets with drinks and a great DJ, or do you find your peace at home with a good book, or friends? Other than the occasional scene hop (which includes celebrating birthdays and big accomplishments - we’re not complete hermits guys!) we’d prefer a night in - we can’t be the only ones, can we? Let us know in the comments below!
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