Suggest A Photo

You disagreed. (Undo) (Show Numbers)

100% agree
0% disagree




Nobody :)


How do you see being 40? how do you define being 40 years old?

Top Comment

middle age, no sweat, you are entering your power years, enjoy it.

+553 See / Add Replies

Flrdsgns Flrdsgns


middle age, no sweat, you are entering your power years, enjoy it.

+553 Reply

Flrdsgns Flrdsgns

It's just another birthday, no difference than 39 or 60...

+111 Reply


actually I am confused about my age 40 I am wondering where I am standing in the life span! what I am as a 40 year old. if you have passed the age of 40 in your life please tell me how you undergone during that? please share your experience.

0 Reply

WonderMan OP

40 years old, i define it when the inside starts to rot and you start getting that "dad breath".

+111 Reply

Tanor_Faux Tanor_Faux

I see 40 years old about 32 years behind me. I will admit that I took turning 40 hard. I looked at where the other women my age were - married, kids, a house, etc. - and I felt that somehow, I had failed to live up to what was expected of me. Then I turned 41 and decided that I could just be who I am and enjoy my life or I could be depressed about it. I chose to enjoy my life.

+332 Reply

Linnster Linnster

In response to “I see 40 years old about 32 years behind me...

here is a same story.. difference is mere I am a man.

+11 Reply

WonderMan OP

In response to “here is a same story.. difference is mere I...

The moral of the story, whether man or woman, is for you to decide to enjoy your life as it is or do something to change it. Sometimes, we cannot change certain things, so we need to learn to accept them and be happy anyway.

+111 Reply

Linnster Linnster

Well, it's behind by you existing for long enough that the earth has gone around the sun 40 times. As for how I see it, I can't really say having never been that age

+111 Reply


Sounds like a mid life crisis situation.

Some guys panic at 40, wondering if they should be further ahead of the game by now. Their insecurities get the best of them and they turn to totally unrelated things they think will give them affirmation. Fast cars, fast women, boats, any number of things.

Of course the answers they seek can't be found in any of those things. So in this stage of the crisis he either comes to his senses or completely falls apart.

If you are taking stock of yourself Wonderman - that is a good thing. We all should do so every now and then. Take a look at goals set and how we're doing - Oops, no goals? Well, then you have a starting point!

Every person and situation is different. You don't want to measure your success by comparing yourself to other people. Compare your personal results to your personal goals.

I WILL go out on a limb here though and suggest that by age 40 a man should not still be living with mom and dad. (It's a joke)

+111 Reply

Budwick Budwick

In response to “Sounds like a mid life crisis...

Fast Food, Fast Cars, Fast Women - sounds great to me!

01 Reply

Flrdsgns Flrdsgns

I hope to be well rooted in my career as a dentist and to have a family and children by then. Simple ambitions, nothing big.

+222 Reply

Sunny_the_skeptic Sunny_the_skeptic

In response to “I hope to be well rooted in my career as a...

Honorable, professional work and a family are huge!
They are wonderful things to aspire to.
Sunny, you're a great guy. You'll be Dr. Sunny very soon - putting all that knowledge and skill to use giving relief and dental hygiene to your patients. It IS a big deal.

And, being a Dad?! OMG, the responsibilities are enormous!

I'm not suggesting that you order a Sunny IS Fantastic T-Shirt - but to know in your heart that Sunny IS Fantastic - that's cool.

+222 Reply

Budwick Budwick

Me at 40? I see grey hair, white-knuckles, heart medication and being chauffeured around by my 16 year old with his license...

+111 Reply

ForkNdaRoad ForkNdaRoad

It's just an age.

+111 Reply

StarzAbove StarzAbove

Turning 40 just lets you know that all those chickens of years of abuse you put your body through are coming home to roost.

Welcome to the age of opiods.

+111 Reply

AliceD AliceD

In response to “Turning 40 just lets you know that all those...

That explains a lot...

+221 Reply

ForkNdaRoad ForkNdaRoad

As being 20 years ago

+222 Reply

Blewynanifail Blewynanifail

I didn't really notice.

+111 Reply

trooper trooper

It happens to everybody if they just wait long enough.

0 Reply

that_guy that_guy

Please login or create an account to make a comment.

Sort comments by: Replies Date Score Loves

Find out your friends' opinions

Amirite is the premier opinion-based social network where people from all around the world discover, debate and discuss today's hottest issues. Share your perspective to the world and interact with like-minded individuals on breaking news, hot topics and controversial issues now!

With that many angles, the discussions on Amirite will open your eyes to a panoramic view of your world that you won't get anywhere else, allowing you to see the big picture and discuss it.

Every opinion matters on Amirite.

Sign up to have your opinion heard!

It only takes a second.
Connect with Facebook, Twitter or Google.

or create an account with your email...

Sign Up Already Have An Account?

Login to your Amirite account...

Login Forgot Your Details? Need An Account?

Enter your email address and we'll email you your account details.

Send Details Back To Login Form

Login using...


Forgotten username or password?
We'll send you your username and a new password.

Email Address


Sign up to have your opinion heard!

Show posts as Grid List

By creating an account you indicate that you have read and agree to abide by our rules.

Create My Account