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I Always Thought Mid Life Crisis Was a Myth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    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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    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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    can you subconsciously suffer through a mid

    life crisis? does it ever go away?
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    MLH205 MLH205 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    I have always felt like I was different even my brother one day said " You're different from most girls" and I said " I like being different I don't wanna be just a regular girl. I...
    PandaGirl28X PandaGirl28X 13-15 4 days ago

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    i should have done better in life. i regret alot of things now that i have experience its consequences. like for example. not studying hard enough. so i can get a job i dream to...
    theanoymouswreck theanoymouswreck 22-25, M 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Sex, drugs and violence. I've always been a straight arrow and never strayed far from home. My jobs have never brought enough money to move out which never bothered me until I...
    callum00000 callum00000 26-30, M May 9

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    I used violence against my schizophrenic mother,she has the illness 7 years now she was violent her self in her worst period punches slaps kicks throwing stuff at me,and attacked...
    psyduder psyduder 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    When I graduated college a year ago, I thought I had my life all figured out. I had a good job right out of college and I had plenty of friends and family who were living near-by...
    dardanelles dardanelles 22-25, M May 10

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    I only have one semester of college left, and I have no idea what I'm supposed to be doing with my life. Right now I have a crappy low-wage job as a waitress, no friends that still...
    addelean addelean 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am what most people woule categorise as a loser. Nearly 30 and still living at home, single, look like a kid with no boobs or shape and am very different from most 30 yr olds...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 2

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    This is because all the friends I have ever had are in a way leaving me. I feel like they hate me or are embarrassed by me because a can be crazy. I have grown a sixth sense to...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 1 Response May 18

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    When I was a young boy and in my teenager years I was very shy. In my early twenties, at the university I started to workout (cycling, running, going to gym), and to deal a lot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal story from my experience with my mother.Let me start back when I was younger for you to understand the emotional...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response May 13

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    I lost the love of my life who was in the middle of teaching me a intense spiritual journey. I found out she had another guy before me and in my attempt to fix us, I became the...
    ShyManic ShyManic 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When i was bout 4 or 5, there was this teacher who came to my house to teach my sister mathematics. He used to sexually abuse me and my sister, he used to ask me to touch him...
    anonymousgirl2000 anonymousgirl2000 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    I'm not good in English but I will try my best to let you guys understand my story. I made a big mistake when I was in high school, at the age of 16. I had a boyfriend and he...
    dinosaur13 dinosaur13 18-21, F May 18

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    Things have been really hard for me recently...I live with my parents and my dad is very hostile and my mom has her own issues...I'm so alone here and hurting. It makes me want to...
    Birdy666 Birdy666 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Grandpa is sick...lying on the bed ,he needs people feed him foods..I seek an answer ," why people come to live in this world ,and end up just die and leave this world " what is...
    Noneever Noneever 22-25, F May 2

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    What is a Mother? For me I was lucky I had a friend’s mother stand up for me when I was young, and even before I fully understood what was being done I knew she loved me like her...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M May 9

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    I meet this guy from matrimonial site, he contact me and than started chasing me in a way that lot of phone calls and messages and i started to like the way he was doing all that...
    destinyandlife destinyandlife 26-30, F May 1

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    I remember how happy I use to be, despite the fact that I have been depressed for practically my entire life, I was still a lot happier then than I am now. It was easier to deal...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When i was 4 i had a rough life, i was abused (mostly emotionally) so when i turned 7 years old i ran away from home one winter, dressed in only a no sleeve shirt and a diaper...
    BabyAngel9618 BabyAngel9618 18-21, F May 6

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    My story happened a few weeks ago and, so far, has not repeated. Prior to this experience, I would occasionally wake up remembering an extremely intense sexual dream. The dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    It felt like everything negative in my life was starting to get a grasp around my throat; my friends, my family, and my ex-girlfriend. Didn't start that way. The year was 2012 and...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M May 12

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    I have always known that I was born with a caul but was never given any support or guidance. I have always felt like an outsider that just doesn't fit in. the more I read, the more...
    mj61270 mj61270 41-45, F 1 Response May 3

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    I've most definitely made mistakes in my life. 2012 was a crazy year for me. I had to hit absolute Rock bottom before I realized I needed to make some changes. Now, I am centered...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 7

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    I miss you , when we met it felt i knew you all my life. It was an instant connection. The way you made me laugh , your smug remarks that made me feel how lucky i was to have you...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    People said my whole life I was flat chested and had small boobs. I was very self conscious. When i entered my 40's i started posting topless photos on various sites. Men never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 8

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    I used to daydream about this concept. I would imagine that my day went about as normal only there were no toilets. If you had to pee it was the social norm to just go in your...
    armoforion armoforion 22-25, M 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    For the longest time I've been the protector of my siblings. I am the oldest in the family so I've made sure that everything I do is with a purpose. Never would I bring friends...
    mar0436 mar0436 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    What's it about VPS in Indian that interests us? Why should we value VPS in India? All these would be the questions that we ask ourselves daily, and that I am going to try to deal...
    organiclaborato34 organiclaborato34 26-30, T 1 Response May 18

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    Really I do not belong in the current century. I am an IT professional which is ironic because I really do not like computers or any technology for that matter. I use it and...
    Sikarno Sikarno 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i may never know why i was created with the flaws i have and why god would want me to suffer the consequences of this hidden life but i know there is a reason. maybe it is to make...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    UGH im graduating in 4 days and ion wanna leave middle school all my 6 and 7th grade friends and my gf😢😩 imma miss them all so much😭😭😭 my school goes pre k to 12 so...
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    There's an explanation of religion I read once (long enough ago I can't remember the original source). It explained the truth to be like the sun, so bright we'd ruin our eyes if...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 1 Response May 11

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    When man subdued the elements as God instructed Adam, his descendants began to inhabit cities and arranged a social community. The crafters and the artistans were able to eat...
    GJTF GJTF 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Yep and existential crisis to be exact. It's amazing I have no clue what I'm doing with my life and I feel like Im wasting time trying to figure it out (sarcasm)
    internetrodo internetrodo 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 30

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