Sturm und Drang
Borrowed from German phrase with the same figurative meaning.
- Turmoil; a period of emotional intensity and anxiety.
2016 April 26, Tom Hanks, “Tom Hanks Says Self-Doubt Is 'A High-Wire Act That We All Walk'”, in Fresh Air, retrieved May 5, 2016:
- My dad was married to the love of his life — finally — it took him three marriages to get there, but when they landed together, they were so busy having fun and dealing with their own Sturm und Drang that I could've been a tenant who lived downstairs.