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What the fudge is a Quarter-Life Crisis and how did I get here?

So I briefly mentioned that I’m going through a quarter-life crisis couple of weeks ago. I said this without 100% knowing what a quarter-life crisis was, but assuming it had something to do with feeling overwhelmed and a bit lost. Just like a younger version of the midlife crisis, minus the need to purchase a Harley Davidson. During these last two weeks I’ve read a lot about the quarter-life crisis online. I have even read peer-reviewed journals about the topic, and I’m not alone. Thank God. Abby Wilner wrote a book about the quarter-life crisis after graduating from college, moving back home and being unsure what to do with her life. So how do you know you’re having a quarter-life crisis?   You know you’re having a Quarter-Life Crisis when…:  You’re a stay at home housewife except you’re not married. (Or a stay at home dad minus the children. Or the wife, for that sake).  You see how unhappy some of your older friends or family members are, and you are sh*t scared of ending …