Living on the edge does not mean you have to be a rock climber, sky diver, deep sea explorer or work with explosive chemicals. We can “live on the edge” is like taking the road less traveled.
A Yahoo Answers guest wrote: “It means to live in the moment with no ability to plan for the future or live responsibly. If you are maturing you do not ‘live life on the edge’. That’s a very big part of growing up.”