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Bah! Humbug! Here Come the Holidays!

The downward spiral that does the most damage to men (and women) at midlife shows itself as a tailspin deeper and deeper into aggravation. It begins with the everyday frustrations of life. These ..
(December 14, 2008)
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What's Happening to Your Husband?

Are you noticing that the signs of menopause are starting to show up? Can you feel the changes happening in your body? Is it one of the topics of conversation when you and your closest friends get ..
(December 14, 2008)
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Change Your Partners - Dos-a-Dos

When people think of the midlife transition, most often their minds go straight to the infamous midlife crisis and the radical changes that go along with it. People change their looks, they change ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Turning Obligation Into Celebration

Remember Charles Dickens’ opening lines to A Tale of Two Cities? “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. " These words apply to more than just Paris before the French ..
(November 22, 2008)
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Is the Man in the Mirror a Fraud?

For the past few days, I've been reading Dr. Jed Diamond's newest book, The Irritable Male Syndrome with rapt attention (in advance of interviewing him on my upcoming internet radio program). In my ..
(November 08, 2008)
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Living a Life of Regret

Emily Dickinson wrote, “Remorse is cureless, the disease not even God can heal. " ‘Remorse’ arises as a sorrow for past decisions that you've made, while ‘regret’ serves .
(October 23, 2008)
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Sounding the Emotional Depths

We know one thing for certain regarding midlife: it's an emotional maelstrom. The principal difference between your reactions to the emotions that you experience during the midlife transition and the .
(October 19, 2008)
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Sorry, Guys - Time's Up!

You know what they say: “Time and tide wait for no man. " And, you know, they're right. Time's up, guys! Tide's gone out, and there's not enough water left to float your boat. For the past four .
(October 20, 2008)
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Why Men Get Lost in the Clouds

Just before we moved from Connecticut to Delaware (where we now live), I was only about a month away from earning my instrument rating on my private pilot's license. From everything I've heard, the ..
(October 15, 2008)
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Detecting the Deadly Detour

Just a couple of days ago, our family interred my uncle at Arlington National Cemetery will full military honors. He was an Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who once served in the Pentagon under Robert ..
(October 18, 2008)
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When Your Clock Strikes Midnight

What happens when your clock strikes twelve? There's no fairy godmother, no pumpkin coach or coachmen, no ball gown or glass slippers, no Prince Charming. Nothing left but some very hard work. ..
(October 13, 2008)
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Life is Change (Stagnation Equals Death)

We humans have a morbid fascination with security. What's this all about? As you look more closely at how we define ‘security’ for ourselves, you can begin to learn what it is you really ..
(October 14, 2008)
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Looking Into the Heart of the Beast

You know, there's one thing I can say for being an expert in midlife: when an emotional crisis sneaks up from behind you and pounces on your back, you know the material well enough that you can ..
(October 08, 2008)
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Your Life in the Balance

Did you ever see the movie Defending Your Life with Albert Brooks and Meryl Streep? The movie begins with hapless Daniel (Brooks) meeting an untimely end and appearing at the judgment with other ..
(October 09, 2008)
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Facing the Financial Crunch

Economist and Washington Post columnist Steven Pearlstein wrote this morning that most of those who are in charge of the governing of the world's economy just don't ‘get it:’ they've ..
(September 29, 2008)
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Coping With Financial Catastrophe

In case you're among the .001% of the population who might not have noticed (who knows? perhaps you've been in a coma for the past six months), the world's financial institutions are in meltdown. ..
(September 17, 2008)
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Midlife is the Antidote

In 1980, singer Grace Jones released her version of the song, “Love is the Drug" and it soon became a hit on the disco circuit. It's true: though we don't always think about it in those terms, ..
(September 10, 2008)
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Are You Part of the Problem?

If you're in business or running a business, you're probably familiar with the classical SWOT analysis: a survey of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats that should be used in the ..
(September 07, 2008)
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I'll Take the High Road - Will You?

If I were to have to choose the single most disruptive element of the midlife transition, it would have to be an irreversible transformation in core values. There's a certain inevitability about that .
(September 08, 2008)
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Does Midlife Make You a 'Lone Wolf'?

One of the five scales that sociologists use to measure cultural differences is called ‘individuation', which is contrasted with ‘collectivism’. The scale measures where a society ..
(September 07, 2008)
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Can You Win the Uphill Midlife Battle?

'The more things change, the more they stay the same. ’ Have you ever had that thought? Have you also noticed that, the harder you push to change the way things are, the less progress you seem ..
(August 28, 2008)
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I'm Sure I'm Terminally Unique

"I just know I'm the only one in the world who feels this way!" Somehow, the feelings of guilt over your (real or imagined) failures, the confusion and fears that haunt you over decisions (big or ..
(September 01, 2008)
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Loving the Man in the Mirror

Every day you live, you collect stuff. Just imagine the sheer volume of information that passes into your psyche every day, from what you see, what you read, what you experience, what you think, what .
(August 21, 2008)
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When Generations Collide

We're quickly coming into an age when multiple generations are experiencing the midlife transition simultaneously. Perhaps we're already at that point. From my research, it's becoming clear that a ..
(August 18, 2008)
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Success is a Dead End

'Be careful what you pray for, ‘cause you just might get it. ’ Have you ever heard that saying? In my opinion, it so perfectly describes the pitfalls of adulthood. Keep in mind that I ..
(August 20, 2008)
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