The following “book” originated on The Midlife Club forum several years ago in a thread started by a member with the forum ID of “Boosbrde”.
It has been copied and posted to other sites without crediting where it originated (and without my newly added additions to make it funny!!)  Copyright The Midlife Club. All rights reserved.  Please visit their site and read all of their articles – a wealth of information)

How To Have a Midlife Crisis (Chapters) (Lol):

Chapter 1 – Choosing the Correct Speech starting with, “I love you but I’m not IN love with you.”
Chapter 2 – Lessons in Building Anxiety, so you look really screwed up and she will gain hope in thinking she can “fix you”.
Chapter 3 – The “OP” aka “Other Person” aka hot young babe of a girlfriend you know is out of your league.
Chapter 4 – Cake Eating (unable to choose between wife and hottie, so you do both till you get caught or one bails on you making the choice easy.)
Chapter 5 – Rewriting Your History so your wife knows, you’ve never, ever loved her.  In fact she actually forced you to the altar.
Chapter 6 – Buy new clothes, new shoes, new hair!  Buy new everything, but only do this buying new stuff for you!  Because it is All About You!  Dah.
Chapter 7 – Avoid deep relationship conversations with the spouse at all costs, Ignore anyone you love, & Run whenever anyone asks about your future plans.
Chapter 8 – Therapy (hahaha)
Chapter 9 –  Act like a 4 year old in any and all arguments that you create hourly in the house where your wife lives.
Chapter 10 – How To Threaten/How To Move Out and still leave 1/2 your shit at home.
Chapter 11 – Art of Clinging, to really mess with the brain of the spouse.
Chapter 12 – How to make the Spouse Think She is Crazy.
Chapter 13 – Custody of the kids, as for now, while you care only about you, they are just pawns to be used only for your advantage.
Chapter 14 –  Button Pushing.  Bring up past fights and anything that annoys your spouse to continue to confuse her.
Chapter 15 -18 – The Blame Game is a game you must dominate. (see methods below)
Method 1: The Classic Non-Blame Statement
Method 2: The Passive Blame Statement
Method 3: The Direct Blame Statement

The Coach: