Are you curious about the kinds of mid-life crisis stories out there? Of course, you are! With the creeping hand of age suddenly appearing for people in their 40’s and 50’s, a mid-life crisis can be a transitionary period for some where they struggle to cope with their old age. With that new emotional fragility, they might make really rash and stupid decisions, radically changing their lives in the process. This peaks its ugly head in all sorts of various ways. Which leads us to the reason you’re here in the first place. Ready to hear some wild stories? Here are 25 Craziest Mid-Life Crisis Stories You’ve Got To Hear.
Taking Up a Carpentry Hobby
A mid-life crisis can come in all forms. In this case, one Redditor’s Dad turned to carpentry out of nowhere and started making tables. And, apparently, they’re awesome, so he’s mad about it.
The Classic Radical Life Change
One Redditor said once his friend turned 45, he left his wife, got a girlfriend, bought a motorcycle, got a Cobra tattoo on his bicep, and hit the gym. A sad but classic example of the mid-life crisis.
A Sudden Ear-Piercing
One Redditor said his father did two things he’d never do: He got an ear piercing and bought a motorcycle. He wore the earring for a year and sold the motorcycle two years later.
An Awkward Working Relationship
One Redditor said he heard about how his Uncle’s boss left his wife, bought a car, and moved to a hotel. Only thing was the boss worked with his wife and just ignored her from then on.
A Life of Pilates
Sometimes a mid-life crisis just involves a bizarre change. In this Redditors case, their dad randomly took up Pilates and built a wood-burning pizza oven in the garden.
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