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Are You (or are you married to) A Depressed Husband? Maybe It’s IMS – Take the Quiz

November 20th, 2012

Are You (or are you married to) A Depressed Husband? Maybe It’s IMS – Take the Quiz By Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LCSW NABBW’s Male Menopause Expert After writing, The Irritable Male Syndrome: Understanding and Managing the 4 Key Causes of Depression and Aggression, I received hundreds of letters from women and men concerned about the impact that irritability and anger were having in their lives. Many of which are about either being or married to a depressed husband. This one is typical of the many I received: “Last month a man came home from work with my husband’s face but he did not... Read More

Are You In Love or “Love” Addicted? Take the Quiz and Find Out

September 15th, 2012

Are You In Love or “Love” Addicted? Take the Quiz and Find Out By Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LCSW NABBW’s Male Menopause Expert When I was young I spent many hours at the movies longing for the kind of love I saw on the screen-big, passionate, and lasting. I wanted Splendor in the Grass and believed that Love Was a Many Splendored Thing. But as I got older and got married, became a therapist, and began working with men, women, and families, my views began to change. I found there was a difference between love and “love” and “love addiction.” I wrote a book... Read More

The Irritable Male Syndrome and Male Menopause: Regaining Our Balance at Mid-life

April 21st, 2011

The Irritable Male Syndrome and Male Menopause:  Regaining Our Balance at Mid-life By Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LCSW NABBW’s Male Menopause Expert “He used to be the nicest guy you could imagine, now he\’s become moody and mean.” I hear this bewildered concern from women all over the world.  “She used to be gentle and caring, now she treats me like her worst enemy.”  Men are equally frustrated and confused.  Millions of women and men are finding that something strange is happening to them when their relationship moves into mid-life. Sometimes I think it\’s evolution\’s... Read More

The Irritable Male Syndrome and Male Menopause: Regaining Our Balance at Mid-life

February 16th, 2011

The Irritable Male Syndrome and Male Menopause:  Regaining Our Balance at Mid-life By Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LCSW NABBW’s Expert on Male Menopause & Irritable Male Syndrome “He used to be the nicest guy you could imagine, now he\’s become moody and mean.” I hear this bewildered concern from women all over the world.  “She used to be gentle and caring, now she treats me like her worst enemy.”  Men are equally frustrated and confused.  Millions of women and men are finding that something strange is happening to them when their relationship moves into mid-life. Sometimes... Read More

The Black Dog of Depression: Is There a His and Her Breed?

December 14th, 2010

The Black Dog of Depression: Is There a His and Her Breed? By Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LCSW NABBW’s Expert on Male Menopause & Irritable Male Syndrome Read this article if: You’re suffering from depression You think you’re suffering from it You want to know how men and women exhibit different symptoms “Make your own recovery the first priority in your life.” Robin Norwood Depression is a term which is bandied about far too often, but it is a serious condition which causes untold suffering.  But men and women seem to ‘carry’ the symptoms in a different way. ... Read More

Is Irritable Male Syndrome Wrecking Your Relationships? How to Protect Yourself

October 20th, 2010

Is Irritable Male Syndrome Wrecking Your Relationships?  3 Things You Must Do Now to Protect Yourself By Jed Diamond, Ph.D. Shortly after The Irritable Male Syndrome was published in 2004, I began to get letters from women all over the world who recognized themselves and the men in their lives in the stories I recounted in the book. This is typical of many I received: “Last month a man came home from work with my husband’s face but he did not act at all like the man I married.  I\’ve known this man for 30 years, married 22 of them and have never met this guy before.  Angry, nasty,... Read More

Energy Medicine for Men: The Ultimate Power Tool for Guys Who Want Their Lives to Work

September 22nd, 2010

Jed Diamond, Ph.D. has been a health-care professional for the last 45 years. He is the author of 9 books, including Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places, Male Menopause, The Irritable Male Syndrome, and Mr. Mean: Saving Your Relationship from the Irritable Male Syndrome. He offers counseling to men, women, and couples in his office in California or by phone with people throughout the U.S. and around the world. To receive a Free E-book on Men’s Health and a free subscription to Jed’s e-newsletter go to www.MenAlive.com. When I began training as a psychotherapist in 1965, I wanted to save... Read More