25 Signs You’re Having A Quarter-Life Crisis

Happy 25th.

1. You’re turning 25 this year.

Hello, all you 1990 babies.

2. Every day you wrestle with that weird concept of being a young twentysomething vs. being an adult.

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3. You spend a fair bit of time in denial about your new milestone age.

You are officially mid-twenties. No matter how many times you try to say you’re 22.

4. This lyric has started applying to your life more than you ever thought possible.

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5. You start to pull up worse after a night of drinking.

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Your 24-year-old body wouldn’t do such a thing to you.

6. And you start to care about mundane things you never really thought about before.

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Like household chores. And keeping things clean. And being organised. And using your diary or planner properly.

7. Relationships suddenly seem more scary.

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We’re either going to break-up and I’ve wasted my early twenties… or we’re going to get MARRIED?!

8. And your grandparents or parents start asking that inevitable question: “When are you going to have children?”

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9. You constantly go back and forth between the battle of going overseas to explore vs. building your career.

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10. Because if you go overseas, you get to experience a whole new world…

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11. …but you could work and climb that corporate ladder.

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12. You sometimes want to cry when you think of how much of a pest you were growing up and how well your parents dealt with it.

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Often this happens when you’re doing your washing. Or cleaning up after your housemates.

13. As well as the fact you’ll never be so young, helpless, and innocent again.

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14. Doing your taxes makes you feel like you’re having a nervous breakdown.

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15. And as much as you try to stick to a budget, sometimes managing your own money just sucks.

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16. Losing touch with some friends is just an inevitable thing that will happen and you’re still learning to deal with that.

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17. As well as dealing with the second-hand jealously of the friends who can afford to travel regularly.

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18. Life suddenly becomes less about being young and crazy with your housemates and more about keeping the noise down at 10pm because “some of us have jobs”.

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19. You have an existential crisis when you no longer get asked for your ID.

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No matter how annoying it was before.

20. You used to thrive on people celebrating your birthday, but now you’d be quite happy if a huge party wasn’t held.

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Another year older, urgh.

21. Staying out late on a weeknight never used to be a problem, but now you find yourself asking what time things will ~roughly~ end.

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Will I be in bed before midnight or not?

22. You start panicking because you finally realise you sound super lame and old.

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23. So you go on huge “seize the moment!” rampages.

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24. Which promptly ends a week later.

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25. And you start saying phrases like “remember five years ago, when we were in college…” and that will always trip you out.

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FUCK. College was five years ago?!

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Tahlia Pritchard is a senior writer for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
 
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