Herr Oberst (herr_0berst) wrote,
Herr Oberst

о так называемом среднем возрасте

Frasier: Niles, I'm forty-one. That's hardly middle-aged. Middle age is more like fifty, fifty-five.
Niles: Only if you live to be one hundred and ten.

The Case for a Midlife 'Gap' Year
By ANNE TERGESEN | Dec. 8, 2013 4:32 p.m. ET | [ via WSJ ]

After decades of raising children and climbing the corporate ladder, they're weary of the same old routine. But they're so caught up in high-pressure jobs that they don't have the time and energy to figure out what to do next.

Enter the career break. Inspired by high-school and college students who take "gap" or "bridge" years, more baby boomers are taking an extended leave from the working world. Their goal: to relax, re-energize and reflect upon what they want to do next—which often means heading down an entirely new and more fulfilling career path.
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Статья о том, что иные граждане средних лет (midlife) сознательно делают некий перерыв в карьере -- ну там развеяться, оглядеться, определиться с новыми приоритетами в жизни. Я другого не понимаю, почему во всех приведённых примерах этим людям -- шестьдесят?..
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