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Getting through a quarter-life crisis

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What is a ‘quarter-life crisis'?

• Similar to a mid-life crisis
• 4 in 5 young adults (aged 25 to 33 years) in Singapore fall victim to one
• Youths may find their struggles being brushed off, especially by those older than them

Common stressors

1.

Transitioning to a working adult

2.

High self-expectations

3.

Finding (and maintaining) a committed relationship

4.

Comparison to others

5.

Hustling, trying to make ends meet

6.

Expectations by others

How to deal with a quarter-life crisis

1.

Tackle the root cause

2.

Accept that change is happening

3.

Reach out to trusted friends and family

4.

Join a community/ interest group

5.

Talk to a mental health professional

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