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I Always Thought Mid Life Crisis Was a Myth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 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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    MLH205 MLH205 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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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 1 Response 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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    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 3 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

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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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    Finally an name for it!, or something that can explain/tell it to me. In a way tho, it sounds silly, who or when was that made so.. just like mid-life crisis. But it makes...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 24

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    He had never left his ex, I had no idea. I loved him so much. We just fell apart I thought after I got pregnant. We lived together and he just stopped... everything. I thought it...
    Missed515 Missed515 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    3 years back I had a fantastic experience with one of my distant aunt. She is elder to me by 20 years. She has a very flat stomach and a beautiful oval shaped navel. She loves...
    maharshi27 maharshi27 26-30, M Mar 7

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    3 years back I had a fantastic experience with one of my distant aunt. She is elder to me by 20 years. She has a very flat stomach and a beautiful oval shaped navel. She loves...
    maharshi27 maharshi27 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    My story… Quite the title huh? Well, my life is not what many might consider, tragic nor great. But rather, interesting. Sixth grade. When I entered this mysterious yet very fun...
    nicalle nicalle 22-25, M Mar 9

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    "You do not value it till the time you do not loose it" The best and the perfect quote in my life. There was a time when I had to take permission for everything I do not only...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    City of angels as it is a Meg Ryan movie. She was a doctor at this movie who an angel of death should take her life. The angel of death fall in love with her and couldn't do it. He...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M Mar 1

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    A friend shared a song with me from their teenage years, a song that inspired them, that lead them in a direction in life.Then they asked me to share a song from my younger days...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    "She knew that her life had passed her by. She called out a warning. Don't ever let life pass you by!!!" I was dealing with a lot of things this past few weeks. This afternoon, as...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F Mar 3

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    i lost my love...the girl i hv loved for 5 years...she was all my life i was doing everything to her...always trying to make her happy...we were getting over any problem with each...
    nudistarch nudistarch 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    I do not and cannot have children. There, I said it. I always believed that I was just one of the lucky ones in my youth when I was carefree and, quite frankly, stupid. Come to...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    Life is a learning process that keeps rolling on through the years. Starts with your parents who teach you the basic skills such as carrying a full cup across the kitchen to tying...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    These things may have many things in common and many differences, but I have to agree that these beautiful things have a similar end. It may end as "Happily Ever After" but what...
    sunlight61 sunlight61 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Here's my story now it's a hard story and I hope it's the right thing to do and post it on here for people mainly young girls as myself to be careful I need to let it out So me and...
    MyPreciousHeart MyPreciousHeart 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 5

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    Hi this is my story. I was born when my mom and dads were teens. My dad didn't even graduate and my mom never went to collage. I was diagnosed with autism at age 3. I went to...
    tomkielove tomkielove 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 10

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    I've always been told to not fall in love. So in turn I've always told those I was with to never fall in love.
    xoxoxxooxoxo xoxoxxooxoxo 18-21, M Mar 23

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    To all who ever made my life misery. I want to know why you enjoyed inflicting sadness on me? What made you hate me so much? To those who did nothing and knew, especially the...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 9

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    I was born with a veil. I've always felt different but was raised by a stepmother who was emotionally and physically abusive. It put my over sensitive emotions into a constant...
    ABarnhart ABarnhart 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    One Amazing film that really caught my mind on future life topics was the movie "Lucy"... Very deep on intellectual levels! I must say one of my favorites this year 😊👍
    Egaip86 Egaip86 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 1

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    At one point in my life, music was my only companion.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I was about 12 years old. A friend at school had invited me to her 13th birthday sleepover, I had no idea who else was supposed to be there but I was curious enough to attend. I...
    Boygirltime Boygirltime 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, my dad is an alcoholic ever since my oldest sister was born. My dad would always come home drunk and argue with my mother or sisters and make them cry or treat them like...
    AnimeGirlLikesCookies AnimeGirlLikesCookies 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I don't think it's wrong to be happy. I believe everyone has a baseline emotionally. The way you generally feel when there is not something specific going on to affect your mood...
    littlecreekgirl littlecreekgirl 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My husband and I got into an argument this morning. All I asked him to do was follow up on this one thing; he couldn't even do that. When I asked him about it, conscious of my...
    blutiger blutiger 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Several times a month, Online for Life shares stories of lives saved with our dynamic Facebook community. Inevitably, we’ll then hear from pro-abortion supporters who accuse us...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Mar 6

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    I want to warn people strongly: stay on the paths already paved in tradition or stay on the ONE path you have chosen and do not let anyone kick you off it. I can not stress this...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I wasn't at the age of 19, ready to be a mother. My son is important to me and the bond we share is growing by the day but this is a gift that could have waited to be unwrapped. I...
    justasia justasia 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I can't count on my hands and toes how many people have cycled in and out of my life. They come and go and think that the **** is easy to get over. People don't get me. I'm wild, I...
    Chpt17 Chpt17 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    As much as i want to enjoy life, i feel like i can't. I know i can because "there is no such word as can't" but it's bot that simple. The only friend i do really have lives miles...
    oceaneyes97 oceaneyes97 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I keep my head on straight And my eyes wide open I try to move forward Wishing and hoping I took a hold of myself In the middle of November Don't you look back now Is all I can...
    justme5079 justme5079 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was a little kid I've loved Greek Mythology. The stories, the heroics, the tragedies. Hercules overcame adversity, depression, etc. He battled inner demons and proved...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I'm really looking forward to my new dry shower. It's been on order for a while now but should arrive soon. It's a revolution in shower design and electronics, newly developed in...
    simona27uk simona27uk 31-35, F 14 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I love everything about myths and legends from different kinds of literature. I am fascinated mainly on egyptian, greek, roman, and norse mythology.
    siranonimous siranonimous 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    heya people :) any myths or legends ya know, will ya please share them with me? I just love to know about various myths and legends, so I'd like to hear from ya as well :)
    slytheringuy slytheringuy 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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