Is it normal to have a midlife crisis at 23? A full-fledged, what-the-hell-is-wrong-with- me mid life crisis?
From what I googled, it appears to be the ab-norm, as 23 can hardly be called mid life. So I am the ab norm. Thanks for that confirmation Google!
It’s not earth shattering, but here’s what my existential crisis looks like: I am unhappy at school, I am unhappy with everything I have to wear in my closet. My friends are all crawling on my last nerve. My two year old business of my blood sweat and tears is of no interest to me anymore and I even find myself hating my hair color. I am graduating from college with a 3.9 GPA and even that is aggravating me. In truth, I have a great life and I should really be quite happy, so the only plausible diagnosis for all this negativity is that I am having a midlife crisis.
I think this is due to the lack of passion I’m putting into all the aspects of my life. Lets not confuse passion with effort. I put in A+ effort, however, the A+ effort is being put into something I have zero passion about. (That is not a contradiction.)
I have never been one of those people that was super passionate about anything, perhaps that is the issue. The only things that I ever had a deep liking for was shopping and I am too logical of a person to plan on shopping for the rest of my life, let alone try to make a living out of it. With all that being said, I am about to embark on a journey to find my passion in life – let’s hope it is somewhat related to shopping.
-XO I need to start my journey. (AKA pour myself an alcoholic beverage and do some studying.)