A 54-year-old female asked:
why do men abuse their spouse?
3 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Many reasons: Limited insight and self-awareness coupled with low self esteem and often a history of abuse are often characteristics of abusers. Abusers tend to blame their victims but abuse is the result of something wrong with the abuser not the victim. Adherence to strong gender roles, presence of a toddler/teen in the home, holidays, and football are all stressors that increase chances of abusive episodoe.
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Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Several reasons: When a sub-culture accepts that men should be more powerful than and control women, harming them to maintain control becomes acceptable. If violence was witnessed as a child, a man may believe it is ok. Some men believe that it is part of "being a man." if a man was traumatized by violence as a child, he may not have skills to manage anger or his own behavior. He could be mentally ill.
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Clinical Psychology 39 years experience
Power and control: Two excellent answers already. Abusers use physical and emotional violence and intimidation to keep the partner in a one down position. Exercising power is an emotional high that's addictive. Abuse masks the insecurity of the abuser who believes this is the only way to keep her. Attacking her self-worth is a standard tactic. The victim can break the cycle but only by escaping.
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Willow Grove, PA
A 52-year-old male asked:
Is it true that men lose sexual desire at 50. ..and what can I do?
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Family Medicine 30 years experience
NO, but.....: Age has nothing to do with sexual desire in most men, But there is a lot of research now regarding "male menopause-Viropause" which is when a man experiences hormonal fluctuations and changes in his reproductive organs as they get older which causes similar symptoms to Menopause. One main issue may be "low T" or a low Testosterone level, so see dr. for eval and testing. Best wishes.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Hello, im men 22yrs old, 155 cm, i feel embarrassed bcoz of thi, is it possible to get taller now? and how?thnks
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Most likely no. : Sorry, but the answer is no. Most people have their growth plates fuse and calcify around the the age of 18-20. If you were to grow any taller it would likely be an un-noticeable amount. Don't feel embarrassed, nothing wrong with being shorter than average, being smarter than average is what you should be concerned about. Hope this helps.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Took colorblindness test.20-40% right.i thought it only happened in men??
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Pediatrics 31 years experience
Happens in women: It's more common in men because the gene is on the X chromosome, but it does occur in women.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Is herballife24 good for sports men..i am a sports man..cani take it..??please tell me
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
What exactly: What exactly are you taking? Herbal life is known as a protein and dietary supplement. You should be fine taking this to assist in exercising.
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A 29-year-old female asked about a 29-year-old female:
What is precum used for ? Or why do men have precum ?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
Excited: When men get excited and sex is near they secret precum when they get an erection. Rarely pregnancy is possible but not likely.
3824 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 29, 2019
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