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I Always Thought Mid Life Crisis Was a Myth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    Who Can I Talk To

    Big time issues with my husband...don't want to share at work because my nosey coworker would hound me forever. Can't talk with friends, because all are also friends with hubby. Don't want to pay a counselor. UG I just need a good sounding board and a way to vent :-/
    Lily01 Lily01 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    Old Men and Young Girls

    I used to like older men. I don`t like them anymore. I am somewhat afraid of them now. Maybe afraid isn`t the right word, but I try to avoid any kind of physical contact with older men now. I had 2 very unhealthy relationships with older men, not so long ago. Still those...
    loona loona 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    can you subconsciously suffer through a mid

    life crisis? does it ever go away?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 29, 2015

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    MLH205 MLH205 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2015

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    The "Quarter Life/Mid-Life Crisis" explained ~

    "Go to school, study hard, get a job, get married, buy a house, go do this...go do that...don’t do this...don’t do that.." There is a moment that can occur in a person’s life where they realize that their vehicle had been on autopilot for their entire lives. One day, you...
    NeoJesusOfTheMatrix NeoJesusOfTheMatrix 66-70 2 Responses May 28, 2014

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    Endless Fear

    I am about to turn 45 and the past couple years have been very challenging. first finding myself doing things and.
    Sunshinedays Sunshinedays 41-45 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    Mid Life Crisis

    I always thought mid life crisis was a myth until my husband turned 40 it was like watching a bomb blow up in front of me. He started making new friends that he didnt want me to meet going out to bars with them and either staying out till 3am or not coming home at all he hangs on...
    nync333 nync333 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    I did, but feel as if I've recently come out

    the other side of one. It's ok to not have all the answers at my age and I plan on enjoying the moment from now on. The upside to midlife is as you get older, you lose some of the fears and inhibitions that plague you in your earlier years.
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F Jan 18, 2015

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    Related Experiences

    all my life i just feel uncomfortable around boys (don't get me wrong, i adore them from a distance). like i would get so nervous. not just boys, but also adults, someone older...
    Jessicams Jessicams 18-21, F 25 mins ago

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    I remember feeling strongly about wanting to be a girl when I was a kid, maybe from 10 to 14 years old give or take. Of course I thought about being to play with my girl parts, but...
    bobdunkin00 bobdunkin00 51-55, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I could always tell or at least estimate pretty close to how much trouble I was in by the tone and how loud my father would yell out "Amanda Sue get in here."
    IgobyMandy IgobyMandy 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I actually remember life before push button phones! Remember having to wait as the dial made its way back from the number you'd used to the beginning ? Whirrrrrrrrr CLICK ! Not...
    GuitarsandBikes GuitarsandBikes 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Plain and simple. I wake up depressed because the things that life threw at me the day before have overwhelmed me. Life can and will get worse, and not a lot of good stuff is...
    Fretboard225 Fretboard225 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My Life's goal is to surround myself by unique people. People with character. Not the average persons. People who will inspire to do better. I realize the values of having...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was around ten or eleven when my friend next door introduced me to sex by showing me home videos of him and his brother mother having family sex saying it was ok and started...
    airborne82 airborne82 61-65, M 4 hrs ago

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    Fascinated though you can call. I like older men. Mature men appear sexier to me. Many a times i fantisized touching by older man. Uncle living next door is very sexy. Whenever he...
    Sweetsana6969 Sweetsana6969 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    i am so stressed out cos i am not quite sure how can i avoid idiots leaving stupid cruel comments on my story. i wrote my story for myself, not for attention. so sometimes i keep...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I really do love to take nice hot showers.... but not boiling hot ones that burn the bottom of my feet and my skin!!! URG! My boyfriends mom started the laundry after she saw me go...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was 13 I had realized I always liked men older than me. Now that I'm already almost 17 I realize that still stands. I just want anyone out there who's around my age to...
    TeenMax2017 TeenMax2017 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I guess the only thing I wish I knew in my teens is that your twenties are pretty much the same anxiety wise but this time around you have to actually TRY to hold it together. I...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    Like most kids of my generation, I started off reading the ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends because they were only ones available. I discovered Thor comic books later on...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Knowing that I am not the only boy/former boy who was fascinated by pierced earrings at a very young age, I am wondering if someone younger than me, or someone from another culture...
    EarringedBoy EarringedBoy 36-40 1 day ago

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    I never knew my parents. Luckily my two brothers and I were adopted into the same home. We were raised by a single father who, I guess, was supportive enough, but I always sort...
    PoizonApple PoizonApple 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have no idea what to do with myself. I'm basically in a perpetual existential crisis. I just exist most of the time. I need to find my passion and someone to share this life with...
    OrganicMachina OrganicMachina 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really feel like I'm at breaking point in my life right now. I have fu€ked my life to the point of no return. You would think at the age of 32 society would of expected me to...
    32forever2016 32forever2016 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    A grey, grey day after the Shrove Tuesday. Soon, there is spring... but till then... there's sill some time and I have to wait. Time... Lately, this topic has come up a lot and I...
    swallow90 swallow90 51-55, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Reflect On Life I was a victim of molestation at a young age. Homeless and had a Druggie parent. I never told anyone about this until a few months ago because I always felt...
    Salyssasalenee Salyssasalenee 18-21, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm in love with it. I read pjo&hoo, I searched -in internet, of course- for like most of the gods, and myths. it's so exciting and I can talk about how Zeus is a ***** and Hades...
    darklotus01 darklotus01 13-15, T 6 days ago

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    Greek mythology is like the most awesome thing I've ever seen in my "little" life. Okay I know I'm just 13 but seriously it's just so... beautiful. all the gods, and the fights of...
    darklotus01 darklotus01 13-15, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I broke NC and called ex-mm. I don’t have any regrets. It had been 10 days. A lot of time to reflect. What I found was that I hated that our last interaction was angry words...
    Tullia1510 Tullia1510 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 6

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost 10 years. This past December I found out he had been talking to a woman on Facebook and it was, in his own words, more than friends...
    helpmekeepittogether helpmekeepittogether 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    i like to wear midriff tops especially in the summer time or like in the spring. pretty much when the weather is warm or hot and even sometimes in the winter. i been wearing...
    sonyatubetop88 sonyatubetop88 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Was... in the past. What seemed so heartbreaking and impossible just months ago is now just a fact. Well... no, not entirelly as yet... but I'm sure it will be so soon enough...
    swallow90 swallow90 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    There were many times in my life someone was around at the right time to help me through hardships and that in itself has changed my life...for the best!;)
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M Feb 4

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    I became a lawyer almost 30 yrs ago, & was married 20 years until 2014, and have 2 teen sons (I keep full time). I addition to understanding the mistake of that marriage, I've...
    CallMeSal CallMeSal 51-55, M Feb 3

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    During the relationship I was happy, I was always having fun, I was motivated to gory out there and enjoy life with my beloved girlfriend... Then after she dumped me I became a...
    AskingEmilia2 AskingEmilia2 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Okay moved out to Cali a year ago, 29 year old male. Will be back in Chicago in a few months though. Weird thing is since I've been out here I can't keep a woman's interest to save...
    matthewh1786 matthewh1786 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    1. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kristin Cronn-Mills. This book was, was, was, the reason I had the courage to come out to my Mom as Transgender. Parts of it still make...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    Two people came into my life and both made me a much more confident and stronger person. one is a woman who I married and had an unhappy marriage later on. we divorced and I was...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    It always really hits me hard when people talk about how great their best friend is, not that I'm being jealous, it just brings back old memories. Before I was homeschooled, I...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 31

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