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Midlife is more than an age bracket.
it’s a recognized period of adaptation and growth.
like adolescence…but without braces and first slow dances.
Unlike adolescence, we’re often left to navigate this adjustment period (“the puberty of adulthood”) without resources. Few are having the “what’s happening to your body” talk…but we need to be talking.
The feeling of transition isn’t just a part of our collective cultural imagination. The “40s funk” is real (see Happiness U-curve). But it’s not a crisis. It isn’t fate. And it doesn’t require shelves of self-help books.