July 2nd, 2021 | Quarter life crisis

People usually go through “quarter life crisis”, after school or college, when they start their first job. It’s the profound shock that life might not be like a Hollywood movie after all. Maybe you’ll just be working a 9-5 in a soulless cubicle for next 50 years.

Looking back, I think I went through quarter life crisis in my teenage years.

No. I wasn’t working yet. But I would get anxiety as to what is waiting for me after school. Or even university.

The inevitable. Dressing up like a monkey in a suit and tie, and going to office every day like every other grown up.

On one hand, that stress was bad to have at such a young age. On the other, hand it was good. As soon as I set my foot at the university campus, I got to work.


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