The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your
kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming
questions and please don't post ads.
I don't think this is unique to software developers. It happens to everyone at some point in time or another. It's part of what makes us human. Life can't always be exciting because then exciting would become boring... Ups and downs are the nature of everything.