Learning how to deal with a midlife crisis was challenging, not unlike the other seminal events of midlife, menopause and sexual dysfunction.
At 21 I never imagined being on the receiving end of cheating in marriage. I have since learned that the arc of karma is long, and it bends toward payback.
Our marriage breakdown after 30 years was bound to happen because our careers were going in opposite directions.
After my husband died, I realized I needed to downsize and start over. But I didn’t want to. My stuff was my history, my identity, my nest and my friend.