Aeneas sailed away from his troubles, only to find more awaiting him at every port.
Someone I know bought a motorcycle, and on first driving it injured his back.
A coworker bought a Lotus, and was nearly impoverished by the high insurance premium.
My former boss had an extramarital affair, and discovered the pain of alimony.
Oprah started giving away cars and stuff.
Bill Gates started giving away money and stuff.
I have decided to learn from the midlife crisis experiences of others, and just start drinking more.