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quarterlife crisis

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(Psychology) a crisis that may be experienced in one's twenties, involving anxiety over the direction and quality of one's life
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The actresses it catapulted to fame, Blake Lively and Leighton Meester, who played Serena and Blair respectively, could write their own tickets, which is why it's of such importance that Meester, while working on Broadway and recording her surprisingly wonderful debut album, Heartstrings, chose to star in Life Partners, a smart sleeper film that offers the millennial take on lesbian issues, the quarter-life crisis, and the indefinable and nuanced intricacy of female friendships.
A WOMAN in the throes of a quarter-life crisis abandons her life to hang out with a 16-year-old girl.
The filmmaker also shared that its nice to see female leads face the same issues that male leads often do on movies: quarter-life crisis, identity confusion, and finding one's purpose.
Kapoor as the petulant Savio, who lost Angie to his best friend Gavo, is a poster boy for the quarter-life crisis.
This is a well-observed story of female friendship - the understanding, intense love and occasional insecurities - as well as an honest look at the increasingly common quarter-life crisis.
1million young people in Britain were suffering from a quarter-life crisis and were unsatisfied with the direction their lives were taking.
Damian Barr, author of Get It Together: A Guide to Surviving Your Quarter-Life Crisis, said: "Today's twenty somethings are dealing with a socioeconomic environment that's very different to when their parents were young.
She said: 'My job was going fine but at 25 I was having a quarter-life crisis and didn't want to think that in 20 years I would regret not trying something else.
You seem to be suffering from a quarter-life crisis.
Perhaps it was my quarter-life crisis, but after a messy break-up with a long-term boyfriend, I was pretty much emotionally withdrawn from most things, particularly God.