Trent and Lucy have created the perfect life together. So Lucy is blindsided when, after 16 years of marriage, Trent tells her hes leaving. Crushed, she holds it together for 15-year-old Samantha, and throws herself into her career. Then, suddenly, Sams shocking rebellion causes Trent and Lucy to reunite as parents and forces them to examine what they want for their own futures, and for that of their family. At times hilarious and heartbreaking, Chronicles of a Mid-Life Crisis goes beyond the mid-life crisis clich; it examines the breakup of a marriage, the adage life begins at forty, and what it means to be a family.