More than half of respondents to a poll on Notmuch.
If in early childhood, we are ready to be friends with almost any neighbor boy due to the lack of differences in education, attitudes, incomes, then growing up, there are more and more differences.
You may not feel like yourself anymore.
Therapy can help, no matter your age or stage of life.
Specifically for the man, he starts to feel a sense of fear and insecurity that he may not be good enough and that those masculinity identifiers such as his strength and his looks are starting to deteriorate.
Will he leave his much younger girlfriend? There is nothing you can do to stop it or deflect it.
This book provides a meticulously researched account of the social and cultural conditions in which middle-aged men and women began to reevaluate their hopes and dreams, reassess their relationships, and seek new forms of identity and fresh pathways to self-satisfaction.
At this point, couples therapy may be a possibility.