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Some Mid Life Thoughts…

Some Mid Life Thoughts…

I’d like to share a bit about Mid-Life with you, from my observations and experience going through this period in my life myself. What & When is Mid Life? Well, generally speaking, it hits most of us some time between the ages of about 43 – 50 years of age. Children: This is when children have reached or are about to reach college age, and the younger children are almost ready for the same journey. At this time, a few things seem to happen… Our kids are starting a life of their own, often with a partner of their own too. It is such a proud moment, yet often difficult to accept after raising them their entire lives to this point. Retirement Planning: The focus on retirement becomes a real thing and actual planning starts. With the children becoming more self sufficient, hobbies and leisure activities are apt to fill your time. Ensuring there is enough money put aside to support yourself after retirement through your golden years is essential, and people begin to start to feel that urgency. Physical Changes: It is at this age when women don’t have to worry about their monthly cycle interfering with what we feel comfortable doing, and babies can pretty well be considered a thing of the past. It is said that women are coming into their sexual peak around this time too. Men can be feeling a bit of a crunch when it comes to intimacy around these ages, however, as erectile dysfunction reveals its ugly head. For both sexes, hair can disappear in some places, and appear in new ones....