Working at a supermarket leaves you with two choices: stick to yourself and be miserable or embrace the built-in community. The store might be the last place anyone wants to be, but sharing the hectic experience with each other makes it slightly more bearable. The friends I’ve made during my five years here range from my age — 20 — to 20 years my senior. Age is just a number until after work, when the older crew can be found purchasing craft beer, and I go for a diet peach Snapple.

Life is picture-perfect for millennials and Generation Z, at least the ones with visually appealing Instagram feeds. It’s 2018, and having aesthetically pleasing content (or a substantial following) can make up for a myriad of shortcomings, including a lack of…