At 25, I’m way too young to be experiencing any type of “midlife crisis,” right? Regardless, Brown’s post perfectly describes the last two years of my life. Brown describes midlife as an unraveling: “When the universe gently places her hands upon your shoulders, pulls you close, and whispers in your ear: I’m not screwing around.All of this pretending and preforming— these coping mechanisms that you’ve developed to protect yourself from feeling inadequate and getting hurt— has to go…”