Minimalism, like any other lifestyle choice, can have its own set of pros and cons. While minimalism can bring many benefits such as less stress, increased productivity...
Without a doubt the biggest dark side of minimalism are followers that demand conformity or ridicule. Minimalism has risen to an almost religious adjacent organization.
Minimalism can be taken to an extreme, where individuals may feel the need to get rid of all their possessions.
The newly conformed minimalist has the option to desperately cling to existing relationships or seek out a new circle.
I hate to even think about the adults responsible for tiny humans who might use minimalism as an excuse to neglect them.