Many middle aged men feel very lost, and a lot of them may wonder why this is the case. It could be a number of things. Being middle aged is a hard time because of all of the changes and uncertainty going on. A lot of men that age have been through a divorce or are going through a divorce. It is an overall tough time, but there are ways to help combat the stress thankfully.
- Middle-aged men feel caught between the expectations and habits of the generation of their fathers and the generation of their sons.
- Middle-aged men aren’t as able to deal with change in circumstances as women are.
- Middle-aged men need to find a balance in their expectations of masculinity.
“The sense of suffering “defeat as a man” can be more acute in middle age, when the responsibilities are greatest.”