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August 12, 2008

So then today this colleague of mine walked upto me and started telling me about this disease he is suffering from.I was a bit surprised because he is generally on the quieter side and always engrossed in his options strategies and his techincal charts. Basically this is what he is currently going through

  • feeling “not good enough” because can’t find a job that is at his academic/intellectual level
  • frustration with relationships, the working world, and finding a suitable job or career
  • confusion of identity
  • insecurity regarding the near future
  • insecurity concerning long-term plans, life goals
  • insecurity regarding present accomplishments
  • re-evaluation of close interpersonal relationships
  • disappointment with one’s job
  • nostalgia for university, college, high school or elementary school life
  • tendency to hold stronger opinions
  • boredom with social interactions
  • loss of closeness to high school and college friends
  • financially-rooted stress (overwhelming college loans, unanticipatedly high cost of living, etc.)
  • loneliness
  • desire to have children
  • a sense that everyone is, somehow, doing better than you

Dang!! That’s exactly what I am going through.

Which is nothing but ย  ‘Quarter-life crisis’ …

So now my frustrations and worries are not mine alone??? I yearn for exclusivity..

7 Comments leave one →
  1. Galadriel permalink
    August 12, 2008 5:19 am

    i agree. most jobs seem beneath me. so i’m unemployed. ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. Shahana permalink
    August 12, 2008 5:42 pm

    Sounds like a severe case of adolescence.

  3. kausiki permalink
    August 12, 2008 5:54 pm

    Dnt kno about ur colleague but better get out of this soon……….

  4. Kamala permalink
    August 14, 2008 3:02 am

    Please elaborate on why this pertains to you:

    “frustration with relationships”

    Thank you.

  5. August 14, 2008 5:20 am

    I am getting wiser now – i actually looked at the wiki link, and ha – copy-paste again! come on sis, do some work… ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. August 14, 2008 2:10 pm

    Arre wah! Is blog ka to naksha hi badal gaya! ๐Ÿ˜€

    And yes, you can also post your entries! Just post a picture on your blog and leave the link of your post in the contest post on the said URL. All the best!

    Thanks for the compliments on the food pics! But you have to see other peoples food photography! Its awesome!

  7. November 9, 2008 1:24 am

    that sounds so like me.. just 10 years later

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