The top 10 things you have learned by age 40
2. You have been betrayed
3. Number 1 and 2 may have been by the same person
4. You believed in something that didn’t come true
5. You’ve made choices about who you want to be
6. You’ve replaced naiveté with wisdom
7. You made it through some things you were sure you couldn’t
8. 40 looks a lot younger now
9. You’ve realized a lot of people grow older but don’t mature
10. You seek some different things in relationships than you did 20 years ago.
If you have made it to 60, you've done all of the above again.
Congratulations on arriving to today. It wasn't easy, but you've done it. Celebrate yourself. It is quite an enormous achievement.