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Breaking: Debt Repayment Journey Gets Delayed By Midlife Crisis!

(Originally posted on The $76K Project on 10/24/2018) Before we became financially responsible, we very much lived by the principles of YOLO. We took the vacations we wanted to take, bought the things we wanted to buy, and moved when we wanted to move. We paid little attention to whether we could afford those choices, which explains why we're now digging out of debt. When we started our debt repayment journey in April of 2017, we wholeheartedly abandoned our YOLO ways so that we could reach our goals as quickly as possible. Every choice we made - from the things we purchased (or didn't purchase) to the jobs we took to the money we started investing - became about setting ourselves up for success down the line. We've become obsessed with our financial future. I'm not sure that's entirely a good thing. I miss YOLO me. I'm proud of how far we've come. I really am.  But here's the thing: I'm not necessarily happy with  who  I've become in this proces