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Men 101: what is a midlife crisis for women / wives like?

Men 101: what is a midlife crisis for women / wives like?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. In women, this occurs commonly in mid 40's. & shows similar symptoms of sadness & remorse & more attention to appearances. ...Read more

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Is everyone in mid life crisis a midlife cheater?

Is everyone in mid life crisis a midlife cheater?

No: This isn't really the forum to talk about pop psychology, but i appreciate your asking. There is no understanding people, but it's natural at any age to change interests and want to make life more special in some way. You do yourself a disservice if you tell yourself that it means infidelity, whether it's your partner, or a friend, or a family member. It may be a very positive move instead. ...Read more

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Can 24 year olds go through a midlife crisis?

Can 24 year olds go through a midlife crisis?

Not really, but...: In each period of life, one can have troubles dealing with the challenges during that period. A primary care doctor can help with such problems. A person can also talk with non-medical people, such as family relatives, friends, clergy, counselors, etc... When such problems happen during the middle of life (age 40-50 years), it can be called a midlife crisis. ...Read more

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How do you help someone going through a midlife crisis?

How do you help someone going through a midlife crisis?

Professional help: Have your friend see a psychologist or psychiatrist to help in making good decisions and understand what they are going through. ...Read more

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How to overcome an identity crisis at 16 if donor child?

How to overcome an identity crisis at 16 if donor child?

Therapy: I would advise seeking some professional counseling and therapy. Identity crisis at 16 can be normal can also lead to significant distress if not properly addressed. ...Read more

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Mental illness destroying my life! help? Who can I talk to?

Mental illness destroying my life! help? Who can I talk to?

A specialist: You don't indicate if you're already in care or have been avoiding seeking help. If the latter, consider requesting a second opinion. If you have yet to seek help, get a referral from your primary care doctor to a psychologist or psychiatrist who can help identify what problems you are having and suggest options for dealing with them. ...Read more

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Hocd, bisexual, or identity crisis, how to know?

Hocd, bisexual, or identity crisis, how to know?

You mention three: very important areas. Please get help in clarifying your situation. Start w/your doc and then a mental health professional. Whatever you learn, please accept yourself and make healthy choices w/the information. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to help my wife cope & live a productive life while battling debilitating migraines?

How to help my wife cope & live a productive life while battling debilitating migraines?

Migraines treatment : Migraine can be severe and disabling. She needs to be on a good medication regimen. Both abortive and preventive medications. Alternative techniques such as relaxation and biofeedback are helpful. See a headache specialist. ...Read more

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How can a woman with gender identity disorder go about getting testosterone shots?

How can a woman with gender identity disorder go about getting testosterone shots?

Best Practices: 1st find a trans-competent mental health specialist 2 assess ur understanding of the benefits & risks 4 u of hormone treatment (4 referral: http://bit.Ly/xoudm5). 2nd get referral 4 trans-competent physician 2 determine which hormone treatment(s) would be most suitable 4 u. >>general check wpath standards of care (http://bit.Ly/nwkqv5) & center excellence transgender health (http://bit.Ly/saaxnk). ...Read more

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What is midlife crisis in women caused by?

What is midlife crisis in women caused by?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. In women, this occurs commonly in mid 40's. & shows similar symptoms of sadness & remorse & more attention to appearances. ...Read more

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17, trans, ftm. Don't want kids. Menses and fertility=major distress. Conservative mom=no birth control & can't dress as male. Tips 2 manage menses?

17, trans, ftm. Don't want kids. Menses and fertility=major distress. Conservative mom=no birth control & can't dress as male. Tips 2 manage menses?

See a physician: You need a physician to help with the hormonal control of menses. We have safe low dose BCP and injectable hormones to help reduce or eliminate bleeding. No treatment is fool proof however and continuous communication and trials with a physician may be required. Good luck. ...Read more

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Need guide to what is mid life crisis in women?

Need guide to what is mid life crisis in women?

Multiple things.: Getting older. Regreting what you do not vhave, more so than what you do have. Depression andanxiety increase with age. Children leaving home. Feeling less attractice rather than younger women. Age related sexism is rampant for an older women. It is a time of change. Men experience it for similar, but also different reasons! some counseling may help! ...Read more

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Who can help me manage my female sexual problems?

Who can help me manage my female sexual problems?

Your doctor: Start with your doctor. If they can't help you they probably know someone that can. More info would help. Female sexual problems can be physical, mental, emotional, hormonal, or a combination. If you like, be specific and ask again. ...Read more

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Coping with illnesses in my elderly parent. I need help please?

Coping with illnesses in my elderly parent. I need help please?

Self care: In times of stress try to engage in good self care- it is not always easy but helps with issues like caregiver burnout. Tips include good rest and sleep, healthy eating, finding some time for preferred and pleasurable activities, and taking short breaks if possible. If feeling very overwhelmed it may be with talking to a professional such as your doctor or a therapist. ...Read more

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Will testosterone supplementation help improve female sex drive?

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Will testosterone supplementation help improve female sex drive?

Maybe but it depends: Female sex drive (libido) is even more complicated than in men. Stress, in various forms, can decrease libido. Worry about money, job, family, etc, can cause stress & distraction. Must be in good relationship w/partner. Bad lifestyle choices, poor health, medications, menopause, etc can decrease sex drive. If testosterone is very low, then replacement might help (after first addressing above). ...Read more

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Ever seen a schizoid fibromyalgic, anxious and depress man with ptsd. Husband, father of an addh girl. Teacher with dermatillomania and gynecomastia?

Ever seen a schizoid fibromyalgic, anxious and depress man with ptsd. Husband, father of an addh girl. Teacher with dermatillomania and gynecomastia?

Well, no not exactly: Sounds like a lot going on. But, it is actually common to have multiple psychiatric conditions at the same time. So don't fear that you are terminally unique in this matter. You are on Cymbalta (duloxetine) - but are you receiving psychotherapy? Cognitive processing therapy or the more generalized cognitive behavioral therapy may be helpful for you. Take care. ...Read more

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How can an adolescant male increase his testosterone levels?

How can an adolescant male increase his testosterone levels?

Give it time: The brain has to tell the testicles to make more testosterone. This will happen as puberty progresses. Trying to make it happen faster, even if you could do that, would likely cause him to end up being shorter because the testosterone will cause the growth plates to finish growing. Healthy diet, exercise, no smoking, sleep 7-9 hours per day. ...Read more

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What is midlife crisis for men?

What is midlife crisis for men?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. ...Read more

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What is a midlife crisis for men?

What is a midlife crisis for men?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. ...Read more

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Men 101: what is a midlife crisis for women / wives like?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. In women, this occurs commonly in mid 40's. & shows similar symptoms of sadness & remorse & more attention to appearances. ...Read more

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What is midlife crisis in women caused by?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. In women, this occurs commonly in mid 40's. & shows similar symptoms of sadness & remorse & more attention to appearances. ...Read more

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Can 24 year olds go through a midlife crisis?

Not really, but...: In each period of life, one can have troubles dealing with the challenges during that period. A primary care doctor can help with such problems. A person can also talk with non-medical people, such as family relatives, friends, clergy, counselors, etc... When such problems happen during the middle of life (age 40-50 years), it can be called a midlife crisis. ...Read more

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How do you help someone going through a midlife crisis?

Professional help: Have your friend see a psychologist or psychiatrist to help in making good decisions and understand what they are going through. ...Read more

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I want to know if my husband is going through a midlife crisis?

????: What is he doing? It may be a good idea to see a marriage counsellor together.Good luck. ...Read more

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I have apologized but she says she is having a midlife crisis and she wants space how long do the side affects last(just a couple weeks)?

I have apologized but she says she is having a midlife crisis and she wants space how long do the side affects last(just a couple weeks)?

Mid life crisis: if possible counseling may be helpful in the adjustment for both of you. You can call during business hour to speak to a psychiatrist on health tap prime. ...Read more

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What exactly is mid life crisis for a male?

What exactly is mid life crisis for a male?

Upheaval : The concept of the "mid-life crisis" was introduced by elliot jaques in 1965. It is not a mental disorder and is not recognized in diagnostic manuals. It refers to a turning point when one recognizes that life may be more than half-way over. For some, this recognition leads to emotional or circumstantial upheaval or a major reshuffling of priorities. ...Read more

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What is a mid life crisis for women vs men?

What is a mid life crisis for women vs men?

Midlife crisis: This is time when men realize their own mortality & how much time they have left in their life. This can be triggered by changes such as loss or job or financial, etc. In men, it lasts longer, up to 10 years. In women it is usually 3-5 years. In men, it is mostly related to work issues, in women it is mostly due to role changes such as kids leaving home. ...Read more

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Is everyone in mid life crisis a midlife cheater?

No: This isn't really the forum to talk about pop psychology, but i appreciate your asking. There is no understanding people, but it's natural at any age to change interests and want to make life more special in some way. You do yourself a disservice if you tell yourself that it means infidelity, whether it's your partner, or a friend, or a family member. It may be a very positive move instead. ...Read more

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Does a midlife crisis for a man always mean they're unhappy with their significant other? Wondering if i should expect a break up

Does a midlife crisis for a man always mean they're unhappy with their significant other? Wondering if i should expect a break up

A mid-life crisis: takes many different forms. It could be realizing that you haven't accomplished goals, haven't travelled, haven't taken a break, etc. Mainly, it's the point in life where a person realizes that they have likely lived half (or more than half) of their lives & they start to take stock of things. A breakup is not a requirement. If you are concerned, then try talking with your sig. other about it. ...Read more

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Hello. I'm 17, I'm depressed because my mum has changed very much as she's in a midlife crisis we used to be very close and know I can't deal with her?

Hello. I'm 17, I'm depressed because my mum has changed very much as she's in a midlife crisis we used to be very close and know I can't deal with her?

Relationship Turmoil: I understand your frustration due to change in your mother. Have Heart to Heart Talk with your mother, tell her what you have appreciated about her in your life, and that you would like to have Happy Mother-Daughter Relationship; discuss activities you both will enjoy doing together. Express your concern about her depression, ask her to express her feelings; and suggest her to see Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What exactly is mid-life crisis?

What exactly is mid-life crisis?

Upheaval : The concept of the "mid-life crisis" was introduced by elliot jaques in 1965. It is not a mental disorder and is not recognized in diagnostic manuals. It refers to a turning point when one recognizes that life may be more than half-way over. For some, this recognition leads to emotional or circumstantial upheaval or a major reshuffling of priorities. ...Read more

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What happens during a man's mid-life crisis?

What happens during a man's mid-life crisis?

Upheaval: The concept of the "mid-life crisis" was introduced by elliot jaques in 1965. It is not a mental disorder and is not recognized in diagnostic manuals. It refers to a turning point when one recognizes that life may be more than half-way over. For some, this recognition leads to emotional or circumstantial upheaval or a major reshuffling of priorities. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm having a mid-life crisis?

How can I tell if i'm having a mid-life crisis?

"Mid-life crisis": This is not a diagnostic category, but people use this to describe responses to life transitions occurring from age 37 - 50's. "midlife" depends on how old you are & how long you expect to live. Unrest may develop around events like a child leaving for college, death of a family member, a birthday into a new decade, etc. You might consider talking through your own situation with a therapist. ...Read more

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Need guide to what is mid life crisis in women?

Multiple things.: Getting older. Regreting what you do not vhave, more so than what you do have. Depression andanxiety increase with age. Children leaving home. Feeling less attractice rather than younger women. Age related sexism is rampant for an older women. It is a time of change. Men experience it for similar, but also different reasons! some counseling may help! ...Read more

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What is a mid life crisis for a man like for his wife?

What is a mid life crisis for a man like for his wife?

Depends: People change and the relationships in which they involve change with them. In pop talk, a midlife crisis is a decision to change one's focus in life for greater fulfillment, realizing one's time is limited. If this involves setting and achieving worthwhile goals, maybe the wife will be happy. If it involves philandering, she has my sympathy and may have her own priorities change as well. ...Read more

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