This Is The Age You're Most Likely To Have A Quarter-Life Crisis

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The idea of a quarter-life crisis is becoming more and more prevalent, with experts pinpointing that the age that you're most likely to suffer from this period of self-doubt and stress to be 26 years and nine months.

A new LinkedIn study, as reported by The Independent, has found that 72 per cent of young professionals in the UK have suffered from a quarter-life crisis, with the top two pressures cited as getting on the property ladder (57 per cent) and finding a fulfilling career (57 per cent). Finding a life partner came next at 46 per cent.

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The psychologist Dr Alex Fowke defines the quarter-life crisis as 'a period of insecurity, doubt and disappointment surrounding your career, relationships and financial situation.

'This can stem from a period of life following the major changes of adolescence, when a person starts to doubt their own lives and begins to face the extent of the stresses associated with becoming an adult.'

The research states that the average quarter-life crisis will last 11 months. The LinkedIn careers expert Darain Faraz said the experience will largely lead to better things.

'We see the quarter-life crisis as positive, one that enables you to take a step back, readdress the situation and make a positive impact on your happiness.'

From: AR Revista
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