Millennials catch a notoriously bum rap.

True, we pay way too much attention to the Kardashians, sext, and #YOLO unabashedly, but every generation makes mistakes. Remember shoulder pads?

In all seriousness, though, millennials get blamed for a lot more than embarrassing fashion faux pas. It would appear the one thing we're best at is being older generations' scapegoat. But one thing our critical elders seem to forget is that millennials were born into a particularly bizarre set of cultural, political, and economic circumstances that we had absolutely nothing to do with.

Here are things we need to stop blaming millennials for, right now.