86% of millennials feel under immense pressure. Faced with Instagram and Facebook feeds of happy, successful people every time they open their phones – building a career and developing personal relationships have never been so stressful.
There’s a growing feeling of pretend-adulthood, which is manifesting as a ‘quarter-life crisis’ (QLC).
Although a modern term, research conducted by Oliver Robinson found that over a period of years the QLC goes through several key phases:
1.Locked-in – The feeling of being stuck within a relationship or a dissatisfying career path.
2.Separation and Time Out – Distancing and ending their