A transition means moving from one stage of life to another. If several stress factors converge at the same time the midlife transition is taking place, a crisis can be produced.
Most people can handle one or two stresses. If you are an emotionally healthy person, you should be able to manage a normal midlife transition. However, if your children are having trouble; you’re having a difficult career adjustment; your spouse is going through midlife crisis and wants to resign from work, divorce you, and run off with someone else; and your father dies suddenly--then you are likely to have a midlife crisis.
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