Midlife Transition Stories

Midlife Transition

Has your life been 'turned upside down' during a midlife transition? Have you experienced a midlife crisis?

Whether you are a man who has been through a mid-life transition or a woman whose husband has made it though, there is something to be learned from everyone and every midlife experience. I would love to share those stories.

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How Workplace injury changed my life 
Greeting,Im john k.,i am a 54yr,old ex tractor trailer driver and an Ex Competitive level Amateur bodybuilder.I was basically a man's man,i got my money …

Where's the passion? 
I have been going to the gym and into physical fitness for over thirty years. The fitness center was always a second home to me. Being there made me feel …

Hurt an confused...it all still seems like a bad nightmare!!!! 
Hi, I'm (like most wives out there) still hurting and very confused about what has just happened to my marriage!! We have been married 14 years and together …

Mr. in between 
Hi my name is Mike. I am 60 yrs old. I am currently in a situation which I am trying to understand and which I know is of my own doing. I married for …

My Story 
My Story My story is not one of unqualified success or dismal failure, but in between. I am 62 years old, almost 63. I have worked for a Federal agency …

Danger of Dabble 
I consider myself to be an average type guy, one who enjoys the sight of scantily-dressed blossoming young females parading around, you know like at the …

The other side 
I'm a 50 year old man, married 25 years, successful career and family life. The trigger was the death of a childhood friend. I reached out to a mutual …

Midlife as a Westerner in Japan 
I presume that most posts I read here are written by people who live in an Anglo-Saxon country, and it is my opinion that the way a midlife crisis is lived …

Fighting GAD-General Anxiety Disorder at 46 
I'm 46 years old, and for the first time, I feel like my life has been turned upside down. I've lived a blessed life, chasing my dreams and living life …

It is hard, but keep going. 
I notice I don't have the drive to do what I used to, like washing the car or mowing. Oh there is more but I find myself coming up with excuses. No …

The Trail Grows Dim 
Yes I've had the physical changes, less muscle mass, reading glasses, a larger shoe size, but the most profound thing I've dealt with is that I don't …

Just the beginning 
I just turned 30 years old. I have noticed changes in my behavior and how I think. I have 2 kids 2 years old and 6 months old and a wonderful wife. …

I Don't Want To Leave My Wife, But.... 
The Question I am in my mid 40s and still very active. Physically I keep myself in very good shape and have not changed much since my 20s. Since …

Fading beauty ... 
I am a mid -40s gay male who was lucky to have looks through my life, even up to now. But the looks are fading seemingly faster every day and I am feeling …

everything has gone wrong 
It wasn't supposed to be like this, suddenly I made lots of mistakes and the economy tanked, now I don't know what to do.

I think I'm in the middle of a full-blown mid-life crisis RIGHT NOW! 
I'm 37 years old and something has been happening to me in the last couple of months. For the last 13 years I've been on a pathway as a new Christian …

Excellent "mid-life crisis".......... 
Up until my beginning forties I lived a hectic life in a big city (in Europe), had "everything" I wanted: the car, the house, the restaurants, the parties, …

Husband change in a matter of weeks Not rated yet
It started with he wanted to move but we ended up couldn't afford too , then he decided we buy a business , between work and the shop he was busy this …

crash and burn Not rated yet
My name is ron and i have been married for 20 Years and i have two teenagers. I never believed in mid life crisis and I thought it was bs.And then my life …

Was a Crisis, Now a Success Not rated yet
I was like most mid-life males, depressed and frustrated by the quality of partners in relationships and work. One day, like a beam of light from the …

A male spiritual journey.... Not rated yet
Last summer I spent a powerful few days at a men's 'rites of passage' event in Scotland. This was quietly recommended to me by a friend-of-a-friend, and …

in need of help Not rated yet
i am 25 years old been seeing a husband since i was 15 years old we have 3 children 2 boys 5 yrs old and 14 months, an and also a 8 year old children. …

I am a 40 year old man, and am Confused and Concerned Not rated yet
Im a 40 year old man, who has had several life changing situations.. Loss of Job, major surgery, and feeling like i am stuck in my life. Last 3 years i …

Demeter and Persephone at Midlife Not rated yet
This essay focuses primarily on the individual midlife experience of the rejoining of Demeter and Persephone beginning in the second half of one’s life. …

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About my Dad Not rated yet
Its my Dad actually...well, we live in a tough economy, growing up wasn't all silver spoony, but we were comfortable. Fortunately, me and my brothers have …

This is not one you'll hear very often at the office. Not rated yet
My wife and I used to raise the rafters when we first got married 15 years ago, but due to her disability, for about the last 5 years we haven't been able …

TANTRIC EXPERIENCE Not rated yet
Dear Noel, My name is Gilberto and I am married to a wonderful lady named Lia. We are in our early sixties and live in Campinas, São Paulo but we also …

Pete Not rated yet
Hello, my name is Pete. Although my name has always been Pete, I feel like when someone says my name they are now talking to someone else...

Midlife is a Relief Not rated yet
When I was a child I wanted to be a great scientist. As the teen years came I changed my mind and made it engineering instead. It simply paid better …

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