• I am not and will never again be a young writer, a young homeowner, a young teacher. I was never a young wife. The only thing I could do now for which my youth would be a truly notable feature would be to die. If I died now, I'd die young. Everything else, I'm doing middle-aged.

    Meghan Daum (2014). “The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion”, p.83, Macmillan