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I Always Thought Mid Life Crisis Was a Myth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    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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    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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    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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    MLH205 MLH205 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Oh, well. What can I say, it's been 2 years and 5 months. And damn, I'm so tired. I can't keep hanging on to someone that's already let me go. I just can't. More so, my pride can't...
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    Seven years ago, in my second year of college (undergrad), I was 19, drinking a lot, smoking a lot, and didn't have a whole lot of friends to bond with. I didn't know how because I...
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    I do not have physical form of my ATM card, my ATM card was given to my Fake Mother's boyfriend and his family to utilize after they've given me a disability upon receiving Social...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    They make life interesting, and fun. Where would all the stories, books, and movies be like if there werent myths and legends?
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been in three committed relationships,.. The first cheated on me while I was deployed to the Middle East, she was my high school sweetheart. The second is the mother of my...
    Someone6687 Someone6687 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Lately I've been having an existential crisis and I've been missing school a bit, not wanting to do anything or go anywhere, not really having energy to talk or do anything, and...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    Futile existence we experience. We are all bunch of fools deluded in illusions of self, other, and the universe itself. Absurd. Really absurd. The endless cycle of looking of...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I've been plagued by contempt for my father for many years, and I'm trying to figure out if it's just an issue with my brain, with me as a person, or if I was actually emotionally...
    expandingforward expandingforward 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Rape and ******. We must have abortion legally available for all in case of rape and ******, is the argument. Since all current proposed abortion legislation has such clauses in...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    So I think I'm having a quarter life crisis. I'm 23 and just not where I thought I would be. I'm a teacher which I'm beginning to hate, I'm busy all the time and have lost most of...
    jkp661 jkp661 22-25, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think all of us have. I know that nobody is perfect and everyone have its own flaws and blemishes in life. I cannot deny the fact that i sometimes was jealous of what others have...
    ritztwain ritztwain 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    It is hard to always cover every angle.. Be right all the time. Information, science, etc it all changes over time. Old beliefs challenged, etc. And sometimes I haft to admit...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    28.01.2013 It was a Monday. We all hate Mondays for a reason, right? It's the start of a new week: a whole week of work/school ahead of us, a whole week before the weekend. I...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    These are my top three...Enjoy! 1.) 6 Flags Well…I was at 6 Flags in St. Louis, Missouri, in the hurricane area that has really big waves, it’s fun to swim out there and get...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Yes, I Am Having A Mid Life Crisis. Could be many parameters that cause it .... Health Work suddenly thinking what have I achieved in life , have I really utilized my life and...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 19

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    Yes, I Am Having A Mid Life Crisis. Could be many parameters that cause it .... Health Work suddenly thinking what have I achieved in life , have I really utilized my life and...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 19

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    Yes, I Am Having A Mid Life Crisis. Could be many parameters that cause it .... Health Work suddenly thinking what have I achieved in life , have I really utilized my life and...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 19

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    Yes, I Am Having A Mid Life Crisis. Could be many parameters that cause it .... Health Work suddenly thinking what have I achieved in life , have I really utilized my life and...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 19

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    its almost as if my brain is wired to do that. i cant help it. i started comparing myself to other people when i was in middle school. i didnt really realize my appearance until...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    My entire life, I was always made to feel like I was not good enough, like there was something wrong with me. Like I was never someone wanted to have in their life, but felt like...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I was always a high achiever at school. Straight As with little effort. I wasn't popular, I had a few good friends but I didn't care about a social life, I was content to be the...
    alonewiththegods alonewiththegods 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I am from India and it's a feminine thing to middle part my girlfriend loved my hair I love her so much that I do whatever she says she started asking from long time to middle part...
    lovemykariz lovemykariz 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Mom was always drunk and would have multiple men over on a regular basis. On several occasions she would let them have sex with me. This started when I was 8. I Always new when it...
    Unionyes520 Unionyes520 31-35, M Jul 18

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    But particularly "The Matter of Britain". The old stories of ancient Britain really feel so much closer and familiar to me than say, Greek or Roman legends and myths, being English...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    You may find this one quite weird. Within the deepest depths of my life, there are many things many people can do that I may never be able to do. There are many things that I know...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    My story in a nutshell........ Im 43 and was dating a couple months when we became pregnant. Neither had children so although unplanned never wanted anything more. During the...
    Live2Hunt1 Live2Hunt1 41-45, M Jul 15

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    My philosophy class can be depressing since it makes life seem pointless and meaningless. We read The Myth of Sisyphus which is about a man named Sisyphus who tricks Pluto into...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 5 Responses Jul 15

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    Pondering my dating habits over time. People think it's weird that I'm not constantly dating, and just last night I realized I'm the only person in my friend group to have not...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Most of my life I was told that I am ugly by people, and I know that there are still people out there that would look at me and think that I am ugly. I feel really bad for those...
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 38 Responses Jul 15

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    I was adopted by my dad's brother (and his wife) She had two daughters with her first husband and they told her she couldn't have my uncles children after a bad miscarriage when...
    surioregon surioregon 26-30, F Jul 15

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