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Sticking Together

Urban Tribes: A Generation Redefines Friendship, Family, and Commitment by Ethan Watters, a review from The Atlantic Monthly by Caitlin Flanagan.

"'I didn't know it back then,' Ethan Watters writes of his post-college move to San Francisco, 'but I was a harbinger of a massive trend.' The trend under discussion is one that will surely be familiar to many readers: the tendency of college-educated young people to delay marriage, often for a decade or more, in favor of extended sojourns in the company of a group of fiercely loyal friends located in the same big city — an 'urban tribe.'" Read the entire Atlantic Monthly review.

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