Category Archives: Mid-Life Challenges

Looking At Your Life With Fresh Eyes

If you could look at your life with “fresh eyes”, what might you do differently? I just returned from a week out of the country in the beautiful Cornish countryside, land of my ancestors.  It has been many years since … Continue reading

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Dealing With Betrayal in Midlife: 4 Steps To Healing

Recently I wrote about how the separation of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver might be touching fears about marital stability in midlife. I had mentioned affairs as one possible pitfall in a midlife marriage, particularly one where one or both … Continue reading

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Is Divorce Inevitable in Midlife?

High profile separations and divorces of long-married couples, like the separation of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced yesterday, can tap into a core of unease in many of us about loss of stability and change. If it can happen … Continue reading

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Lost Your Midlife Mojo? Three Steps To Getting It Back

Remember having a sense of personal vibrancy and exuberance, when all things seemed possible? When you had the “magic”? When you felt full of joie de vivre, attractive and alive? Are you feeling it now? Yes, no, maybe? If the … Continue reading

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The Gift of a Mid-Life Crisis (Or Two or Three)

It’s never to late, or too early, to have a mid-life crisis. The phrase “mid-life crisis” has become impossibly trite. But a mid-life crisis still describes an experience that many, if not most, people have at some point in their … Continue reading

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