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60% of Millennials Having a Quarter-Life Crisis, According to Research

Well, that's depressing...
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Lo and behold, another depressing study about the most vilified generation of all time.

We know that they're struggling to get laid, desperate to swap their family for fame and swapping the dream of home ownership for perfectly ripe avocados. But guess what? Turns out they're also really, really unhappy!

A worrying 6 in 10 millennials believe they are suffering from a 'quarter life crisis' according to new research from First Direct bank.

Of the 2,000 Britons aged 25 to 35 that were surveyed, 60 percent said that they were struggling to cope amid financial, career, and personal pressures.

As reported by the Standard, "The study shows 53 per cent of young adults are finding it difficult to make ends meet, and trying to find a job has stressed out another 23 percent. Their current living situation has led to feelings of despair for one third, while 28 percent are struggling with a job they find challenging."

Psychologist Dr Oliver Robinson, who assisted with the research, commented that: “There’s two sides to a quarter-life crisis. They’re often feared as periods of difficulty and distress, but in my experience they can also be times of openness, curiosity and growth."

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Cue all of the think pieces from Baby Boomers raging that if they just saved up enough avocado skins, they'd be able to build a house themselves! Bloody entitled millennials.

This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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