04/18/2012 11:18 am ET

HBO's 'Girls' Hits Too Close To Home For Millennials

In the opening scene of HBO's new show "Girls," Hannah, a 23-year-old college grad living in New York City, flips out when her parents tell her she's cut off-they're not giving her anymore money.

As two professors, they simply can't afford it anymore, her mother says, and besides, her mom wants to afford luxuries of her own, such as a lake house. Why should they continue paying Hannah's rent, two years after college graduation?

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