Brigid Delaney is a freelance journalist.
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Sunday, August 14, 2011
Hallelujah! We are Busting Out of Our Cocoons
Dare we finally say good riddance to the Age of Atomization? AS FAR as trends go, this one was benignly vile. Cocooning - coined in the late 1980s, coming of age in the '90s and sticking around in the noughties - was the brainchild of trendspotter Faith Popcorn. She predicted an en masse retreat from social and public life, in favor of a ''cocooning'' in one's home.