Archive for midlife crisis

Is My Life Really Over at 40? Cue Mini-Crisis

Q: Allana, I am about to celebrate my 40th birthday and I am having a mini-crisis. I feel as if my life is so final right now. I am married to who I am going to be with. I can’t (don’t want) to have more kids. My job is my career from which I will retire. There is nowhere else to go from here. Everything has already been decided for me. I feel as if I am suffocating. Please help.

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Is This a Mid-life Crisis?

Q: Allana, my husband has recently decided to stop doing a lot of things that are making him very unattractive to me. He stopped cutting his hair, he stopped shaving, he stopped exercising, he even stopped bathing for a few days.  I don’t know if he is in a rut and when I ask him about it he tells me “Things are fine.” We’re in our mid-fifties.  Could this be a mid-life crisis?

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