Tell Us Some American Trends That Were Just Fine Until Society Said Nevermind

It's no secret that the world is constantly changing. Each day we create more inclusive and fresher ways to "keep up with the times," but fall short. Inevitably, there's always a newer version of something that buries the older one.

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It's safe to say that the way Baby Boomers grew up dating is like a foreign language to Gen Z. In contrast, my grandparents wouldn't know what taking a "mental health day" from work was if it smacked them squarely in the face.

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From movements like the Feminist movement, Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, or cutting out certain foods, people are making it a point to change social norms one way or another. But what specifically has society now shunned that used to be a cultural norm?

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What did people start to frown upon as we became more inclusive and attentive to our health? Tell us what you've noticed. We'd love for you to comment below or anonymously through this Google Form. Your story may be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!