Aw Gawd; Its a Midlife Crisis

Over the past few weeks I have come to the conclusion that I must be having a midlife crisis. Early, granted, but then men can have them early so why can’t women? These are the factors;

  • A desire to have more children, purely because I probably can’t for a number of reasons
  • A desire to completely revamp my wardrobe into slightly more glamorous less practical items, most of which I wore ‘last time around’
  • The desire to do something MORE with my life
  • An inability to look in the mirror without seeing an old, fat hag
  • The feeling of slight embarrassment every time I step into my sensible car
  • A need to be contrary and argumentative about the silliest things
  • The taking of every opportunity to avoid my in-laws
  • A feeling of life passing me by
  • A desire to relive my youth, go out clubbing etc etc

Is this how men feel all the time?


12 Responses

  1. Brit in Bosnia / Fraught Mummy 2nd March 2010 / 9:04 am

    I think not a mid life crisis, but an attack of the blahs and a need to do something DIFFERENT! I get these crises quite regularly. Hope you resolve it soon though. x

  2. Glowstars 2nd March 2010 / 12:00 pm

    The taking of every opportunity to avoid your in-laws is more indicative of common sense than a mid-life crisis.

  3. Metropolitan Mum 2nd March 2010 / 5:01 pm

    I don't know if men feel like that all the time. But if these are the symptoms of a midlife crisis, I might be having one as well. So. Now. When do we go out shopping for these 8-inches killer heels?

  4. arewenearlythereyet 3rd March 2010 / 1:34 pm

    I must have had a hundred mid life crisis moments so far! sucks but it passes by quite quickly 🙂

  5. yuri @ urbanvox HQ 3rd March 2010 / 2:01 pm

    ummmm… not quite… <br />example???<br />I just feel plain old when I step into a nightclub!!!<br />LOL!!!!

  6. allgrownup 3rd March 2010 / 7:34 pm

    I&#39;ve tagged you over at my blog, it&#39;s a really big issue, I hope you&#39;ll take part and play.

  7. Australian Sites 4th March 2010 / 1:49 am

    Oh hell is that what it is?<br />Can it be a mid life crisis if you are still in your 30&#39;s?<br />I can sadly relate to just about everything on your list!

  8. zooarchaeologist 4th March 2010 / 11:09 am

    Yey! Everyone feels the same! Shopping sounds a great idea D. xx

  9. diney 4th March 2010 / 11:13 am

    When I had my mid life crisis I became pregnant! x

  10. sparkle 4th March 2010 / 11:34 am

    Its those senisble shoes – you need ones with heels and flowers and glitter on and you need to spend obscene amounts at the hairdresser and then you will feel happier xxxx

  11. Muddling Along Mummy 5th March 2010 / 7:51 pm

    Totally normal – I&#39;ve found myself contemplating an extra hole in my ear …<br /><br />And you aren&#39;t fat or frumpy and avoiding the in laws is NORMAL

  12. lifeinapinkfibro 9th March 2010 / 12:56 pm

    Not a mid-life crisis, a No Life Crisis. Happens to all mums on a regular basis, I think. Hang in there. This too shall pass. And then you can have a real mid-life crisis and get yourself a blonde, a sportscar and some hair extensions.

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