I’m ready to rebound from the midlife dip. In fact, lately I’ve been feeling like the rollercoaster is chugging back uphill, and here’s some evidence that I’m not just waxing Pollyanna for a change.
Women get the short end of the stick when it comes to midlife crises. Men get new cars and younger wives and become more distinguished with age; we [women] get depression, weight gain, and an overall sense of dread… The good news? The experts [have found that] while satisfaction takes a dip beginning in early adulthood up to “its lowest point between the ages of 40 to 42,” it rises from there until the age of 70. (Source: Not Even a Sports Car Protects You from the Very Real Midlife Crisis, by Rachel Krause)