This is a question to anyone over the age of forty.

United States
June 10, 2007 2:31pm CST
There's an old saying, that life begins at forty. Are you forty years old now and you still waiting for the good times to kick in? Or, have you found that the old saying is true? Do things get easier? Or, are there just more problems and questions to be solved? Would love to hear your insight. Thanks for sharing.
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@suspenseful (40316)
• Canada
10 Jun 07
Who ever made that saying should be shot. You have different problems and it depends on who you are and what your life was before that. If you worked hard raising a family, sacrificed, and lived on little, then life would begin then. I never had enough money at forty, I was still infertile, and I was gaining more weight (I started at thirty) and the only joy I had was my boys. Things did not get easier, and there was the exchange of different problems for another. Sure had I gotten pregnant and not miscarried soon after I married, and had I had enough money to save then, by forty, I would have had enough to take things easy. So life does not begin at forty, it continues.
@jillhill (37383)
• United States
10 Jun 07
They are the best years if you make them that way. My life started after my children grew up. Now I am doing what I have always dreamed of doing! There are still problems, but they seem more simple then they were before. Life is what you make it no matter what age you are!
@barehugs (8986)
• Canada
10 Jun 07
yes, I'm 73, and Life has never been Better! I'm fit and still working,(because I love my work,) and the secret is to be Ever Thankful for all the Good things that have come your way. See the Perfection in the World around you and Be Thankful!