The first book, by author Jed Diamond, that takes you inside the world of men. It offers men ways of becoming more completely themselves rather than living out stereotyped roles. It allows women to know men as they never have before. It shows men and women how to find their common bond as friends and lovers. Learn why many publishers said it was “too raw and personal and baulked at the opening sex scene.
Our human journey on the planet is in danger. The Earth will do just fine, with humans living here or not. Diamond believes that men have played a critical role in undermining our healthy relationship with the Earth. Men also have a critical role to play in our healing. Like many of Diamond’s book, this one is controversial. A major publisher wanted him to change what he said about male circumcision. He refused and published elsewhere.
Sexual preoccupation afflicts men and women on all levels, I cite my own period as an “attachment junkie,” even as I functioned as a successful psychotherapist, husband and father of three teenage children. Interpersonal or love addiction springs from the dark underside of the sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s, when freedom evolved into compulsion. Although the focus is on sexual addiction, other related addictions, such as alcoholism, are discussed as well. A self-help questionnaire and resource directory are also included.
This is another life-transforming book for men-and the women who love them-on overcoming the mood and behavior changes caused by fluctuating male hormones. I present the most up-to-date research from around the globe to reveal why so many normally loving husbands, fathers, and sons suddenly become irritable, angry, and withdrawn. I identify the four common triggers of Irritable Male Syndrome (IMS)-fluctuating testosterone levels, biochemical imbalances, loss of masculine identity, and stress-and then shows how best to treat this condition that, research shows, affects up to 30 percent of males, especially those in adolescence and midlife.
Surviving Male Menopause examines the most current medical happenings, then focuses more strongly on the emotional, personal side of this life passage. Its effect on relationships and on the individuals involved is unmistakable. Through the recently rising voices of the men and women experiencing this change, I seek to show women and men how they can emerge on the other side happy, healthy and fulfilled.
After years of jokes about the male “midlife crisis,” male menopause is today recognized as a true event, occurring in millions of men between the ages of forty and fifty-five. In this groundbreaking and much-lauded book, I show that male menopause involves dramatic chemical and physiological changes that affect everything from a man’s view on life to his ability to attain and maintain an erection.
“Jed Diamond strips away the ‘shield of armor,’ revealing the naked truth about men’s vulnerabilities at mid-life. This is the ‘go to guide’ every woman must have to save herself, understand and support her mate, and strengthen their marriage. Men will absolutely benefit from this treasure trove of solid information as well.” –Nancy Cetel, M.D., author of Double Menopause
The Whole Man Program is an integrated physical and emotional health program for males over 40. In it I offer a roadmap for making life-enhancing changes in many areas that affect men. The “Male American Diet (MAD),” for example, as one that is high in saturated fat, and suggests ways to make healthy changes. I discuss “andropause”–midlife hormonal changes in men–and suggests options for reclaiming sexual vitality.