I thought that since I have been discussing midlife transitions and crises, I needed to be open about my own midlife issues and transitions. While not a crisis, it is definitely a transition.
Let me be clear that I don’t believe I should in any way be a model of how to do this (or how NOT to do this). But I do think it may be helpful to hear from someone else who is going through this.
It turns out that many people think what they are feeling is unique to them — and that is just NOT so. Midlife is a transition. And it CAN become a crisis.
Here’s how it has been for me. . .