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    Gen-Z Is Insisting We All Part Our Hair In The Middle, And Millennials Are Putting A Foot Down

    Millennials are prepared to die on this hill.

    In life, we often have to make difficult decisions. And when it comes to appearances one can never be too careful.

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    As such, a tiny war of sorts has erupted on TikTok as Gen-Z is trying desperately to force people to middle part their hair, swearing that it is the more flattering part.

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    To middle part or to side part? That is the question.

    And frankly, millennials are not standing for it.

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    Is the first great generational war of 2021 middle parts v. side parts?

    This millennial woman, @peroanochee, needed no words to prove her point:

    @peroanochee

    Que piensan ustedes ? I try and do middle but end up flipping it !! Always #middlepart #sidepart #latina #trending #parati #lasvibras

    ♬ Middle part baddies - lady gleep

    @sra_krod dramatically exclaimed, "I WANT VOLUME" before tossing her attempted middle part to the side:

    @sra_krod

    i got bullied for this hairstyle. I refuse to give up my side part ☹️ #FYP #foryourpage #eldermillenial #middlepart #teamsidepart #nerd

    ♬ original sound - K. Rodriguez

    @taylorrainsmusic fought dirty by bringing up Gen-Z's affinity for Tide pods:

    @taylorrainsmusic

    #stitch with @mollietrainor y’all ate tide pods. I’ll part my hair on the side and wear skinny jeans. Enjoy the 90s fashion rn. 😂 youre welcome.

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    @sanderstudies pointed out what many millennials know to be true: that you would likely have been bullied in school for having a middle part:

    @leahkoob pointed out that Gen-Z also apparently declared the laughing emoji and skinny jeans to be out:

    And @amandaleefago simply said no:

    @amandaleefago

    Reply to @onna._.xx middle part? I’ve done this before but I’ll do it again.. ugh #middlepart #auntamanda

    ♬ Paparazzi - Kim Dracula

    Some are using humor to prove their point like @josie.mama.and.the.dogs:

    And, of course, while some millennials are fighting their battles, others like @.theresa.jones are crumbling under pressure:

    And some are just trying to fit in, like @ventureswithval:

    @ventureswithval

    27 years of side parting be gone ✨ 💁🏻‍♀️ #middlepart

    ♬ original sound - ADAMRAY

    I think we can all agree that when it comes to hair, do YOU, honey.

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    But I'm begging everyone — let mullets die.

    What are your thoughts on the middle part? Let us know in the comments!