Tuesday - October 4, 2022

Hey Guys, Are You Depressed and Don\’t Know It?

July 14th, 2009

My wife, Carlin, and I walked tentatively into the nicely restored old building to attend the “family weekend.” Our son had been in treatment for a drug problem and we were there to learn and offer support. As part of the weekend experience, all the family members were given various questionnaires to fill out. One was a depression questionnaire. We dutifully filled it out and my wife scored “high” while I scored “low.” Carlin talked to a counselor who suggested that she might want to get evaluated for depression when we returned home. Driving back we talked and it became clear that... Read More

Male Menopause: How It Impacts Men, Women, and Families

June 23rd, 2009

“Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.” Betty Friedan The male mid-life is often talked about in general or humorous terms, but rarely is it discussed seriously. Jed Diamond is a world authority on men in the mid-life period, and here he suggests an alternative to the traditional treatment given to men in the media. “Dear Abby: I am a 50-year-old man who has been married for 22 years. My wife and I have two wonderful teen-aged children. About six months ago, my wife\’s niece (I\’ll call her Rene), whom I had never met, came from another country to live with us so... Read More

Irritable Male Syndrome and Male Menopause: What Women Need to Know to Protect Their Relationships and Help Males.

January 1st, 1970

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