Warning: Bad Mood in Progress

I recently read a blog written by “Paula” titled, Bad Day Warning, which set me to thinking. It caused me to remember my own experiences on this issue. It also got me to laughing (kind of). And now, it got me to writing this blog, with a purpose in mind. Read More…

How Hormones Affect Our Marriages

You’ve probably heard the joke that’s been going around concerning hormones and PMS. It goes like this, “What’s the difference between a woman with PMS and a Doberman?” The answer? “Lipstick.” And then there’s Menopause that has to be dealt with, in the later stages of life. There are a Read More…

For Husbands: A Wife’s Moods

Solid, identifiable emotions have names like depression, sadness anxiety, or anger. Moods, as I’m referring to them here, are far more difficult to pin down. They are often very hard to recognize, identify, or understand. They can, in fact, seem so nebulous, unexpected, unwarranted, or irrational that many a husband Read More…

What Wives Wish Their Husbands Knew About Menopause

“Five thousand American women enter it every day. No, it’s not a day spa. Nor is it an outpatient clinic for plastic surgery. And it’s certainly not optional —although many options exist for dealing with it. It’s menopause —often referred to as The Big M. Over the generations it’s been Read More…

When PMS Interrupts Sex

The following question was posed to sex therapists, Dr Clifford and Joyce Penner. It concerns when PMS interrupts sex: QUESTION: For two weeks every month I’m on an emotional roller coaster due to premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It has done real damage to our sex life. My husband is reluctant to Read More…