By contrast, I'm 24 years old, don't own a house, and don't have any kids. I work full time for a publishing company and live in NYC with my girlfriend of five years. Of course, none of this really matters.
Annubis, take a step back. I could be wrong, but I get the feeling that a lot of your statements in this topic are directly connected to your immediate surroundings. Gamers are too big and diverse of a group, like almost anything else, to make any sort of general statement about them.