Wisdom When You Need It Most
Is it a mid-life crisis? If feels like you woke up one day and said, “who the fuck AM I and how did I get HERE?”. More importantly, you’re wondering if you’re the only one HERE. (SPOILER ALERT: You’re not.) You’re probably somewhere between 38 and 55. You may have children, a spouse, a career or some combination of. Your seemingly sudden discontent probably centers around your children, spouse, career or some combination of. You’ve read self-help books, listened to podcasts, started meditating but what you really need is no-bullshit advice.
Enough With The Bad Radio Advice
Look, there’s a lot of bad advice out there, especially for women in mid-life. We’re here to change that.
- We don’t think the answer to every marriage problem is “he’d be a better husband if you were a better wife”.
- We don’t think the answer to your discontent is just “start a journal and be grateful”.
- We don’t think that being a good wife, mother or any other familial role assigned to you means don’t deserve to get as good as you give.
Who Are The Middle Sages? We know you, we are you.
We are a collective of pretty smart, definitely sassy women who are just like you; muddling through the middle. We’ve seen it all. Some of us have lived it all, lucky girl. Now we’ve built a community to help you navigate your middle age. We don’t discriminate and we don’t judge. We just offer a community to muddle through the middle.
Not Just An Advice Column
Dear Sages, is real world advice from women your own age. We’re not licensed therapists, but we are that one friend you need to give you the straight truth. There’s no sugar coating or pandering here; we’re not selling unicorns farting rainbows. We know those groups too and sure, they may fulfill a need for some. But if you’re here and want to be part of our tribe, you’re going to need to be able to handle the truth. Trust me, it comes from a place of love. We hope our words of wisdom can make all of our lives happier, healthier and a helluva lot more fun.
A Word About Our Subscription Policy
We decided to charge for access to the Dear Sages, section to discourage the stalkers and haters from hanging out on our site. We are dedicated to building a thoughtful, safe and yes, entertaining community where you can feel free to bitch, complain, commiserate and encourage each other without worrying that your husband’s ex-girlfriend is stalking you. At least if she is, we have her credit card info.