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Existential crisis.

Existential crisis is a stage of development at which an individual questions the very foundations of their life: whether their life has any meaning, purpose or value; whether their parents, teachers, and loved ones truly act in their best interest; whether the values they have been taught have any merit; and whether their religious upbringing may or may not be founded in reality.

An existential crisis may result from:

* The sense of being alone and isolated in the world;

* A new found grasp or appreciation of one's mortality;

* Believing that one's life has no purpose or external meaning; or

* Awareness of one's freedom and the consequences of accepting or rejecting that freedom.
She thinks her life is meaningless and is scared that she's wasting her time with school while she should be having the most physically gratifying life while it lasts. She is having an e-crisis.

(Girl sits on chair, thinking)
(Two panels pass, the girl does not move)
Girl: If the question of what it all means doesn't mean anything, why do I keep coming back to it?
(Two boys are talking to each other) / First boy: She's getting existential again. / Second boy: It's okay, I have a super soaker. / (Second boy pulls a large super soaker from a drawer)
by 123sugar August 05, 2009
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