When you turned 29 (or 19, or 49, or 89 for that matter), we bet that wasn't the number on your mind. You were probably thinking how close that brought you to 30—a whole new decade. Did you look back on your life and assess how well you'd lived it until that point? Did that make you want to do something out of the ordinary—even dangerous? You're not alone. Studies show that when you approach a new decade in age, you start to search for meaning. In essence, you have an end-of-decade crisis.
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Written by Curiosity Staff January 6, 2017
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