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Node.js: Less complexity, more reliability
You don't know the capabilities of Node.js platform well, its built-in API and machinery. You do use frameworks instead, libraries and external dependencies, which are much worse and weak. Does it look like you? Let's look at fs, v8, vm, child_process, worker_threads, async_hooks, crypto, undici, etc. and forget about axios, express, lodash, async.js, bcrypt, argon2, mkdirp, bluebird, socket.io, etc.
You use architectural and structural anti-patterns imposed on you like middleware, global state, mixing abstraction layers, Law of Demeter violation and no DDD principles applied. Don't allow req and res to be accessible from the domain code and database access layer, remember about GRASP and SOLID, use GoF and clean architecture.
Let's write framework agnostic code, don't rely on frameworks and dependencies, rely on Node.js.