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Midlife Psychology

Why Is Boomer Suicide on the Rise?

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

Boomer suicide and substance abuse rates are on the rise. Could it be that we did not face the kind of adversity growing up that creates successful coping skills? Were we raised to be too optimistic, and now find we cannot deal with how it all turned out?

What Does Midlife Mean?

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 04.01.2013 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

I went through the most devastating time in my life starting around age 39. First, I married the wrong man, got divorced seven years later, and soon after, lost my job and 25-year career at age 49.