I Love Being Middle-aged

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    60 Is the New 17

    I have lived my life in reverse.  At 18 I knew everything, had the weight of the world on my shoulders, and tried to annihilate my personality through abuse of drugs, alcohol, rock & roll, risk-taking behavior - and - what's the nice word for it - sex.  Since...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    17 Responses Aug 28, 2007

    I Missed It

    I know that sounds funny, but I never did the middle age thing. While my friends were all concerned with it, I just kept on ignoring it. I mean I know I was old enough, but I just didn't pay any attention. Then all of a sudden one day I'm being offered a, "Senior Discount." Whoa...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT
    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2011

    I Love Being 40

     I have had a rough life in many ways, and am hoping like mad that with every passing year I will learn more about how to be happy and serene. Being 40 is both better and worse than being 18, but I am looking forward to being 50, 60 and 70. 
    greycat1955 greycat1955
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 22, 2008

    Hello, Fellow Middle-agers

    Hello, everyone, I'm new to the EP and the first thing I wanted to find was people that are close to my own age. How nice to see other middle-agers! I love being 46 years old. I am finally at the point in my life when I don't care if I am having a bad hair day, I don't care what...
    Gazelle Gazelle
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2007

    F.U.C.K.! Menopause!!

    ! I shoveled that GD snow like a 20 year old!!!!!!!! Just venting. My gyn said my lab results indicate that I'm in menopause. F.U.C.K. The GD LAB results!!! Grrrrrrrr!!!! I STILL wanna F.U.C.K... EVERY GD Fin DAY!!!! 😡😡😡😡😡 Ok. I'm alright now.
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Mar 21, 2015
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