How to Survive Your Husband's Midlife Crisis: Strategies and Stories from the Midlife Wives Club

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Penguin, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 276 pages
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A midlife crisis can devour a relationship. The Midlife Wives Club is a supportive online sisterhood for midlife mates-a place to vent some steam, share advice, or just get a reminder that they're not alone. In this guide, readers find wisdom from both Midlife Wives and experts on:

€ Recognizing the symptoms of male midlife crisis
€ Coping with the threat (or reality) of infidelity
€ Handling bad behavior-thrill-seeking, financial irresponsibility, or substance abuse
€ Identifying underlying problems like depression and anger
€ Deciding when to stick it out-and when to pack it in
€ Protecting children from the fallout
€ Making it through the crisis...and coming out stronger, saner, and more self-reliant

With personal stories from real women (and men), a list of resources, and a heartening sense of humor, How to Survive Your Husband's Midlife Crisiscan help smooth out the rough spots-and turn a tumultuous time into a change for the better.
  

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I purchased this book for myself to understand the mid-life crisis I believed my husband was going through. At the same time, I also purchased "Men in Mid-Life Crisis" which was a much more ... Read full review

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Contents

Welcome to the Club
1
When a Marriage Changesand Why
6
Male Midlife Panic
25
When to Worryand When to Relax
49
Stages Along Lifes Journey
68
Facing Serious Issues
87
The Dreaded Other Woman
114
Helping Children Cope
146
Surviving Every Scenario
168
Marital Outcomesand Beyond
225
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About the author (2003)

Pat Gaudette is the founder and webmaster of the Friends & Lovers website (friendsandlovers.com), as well as the popular Midlife Wives Club website (midlifewivesclub.com).

Gay Courter is the author of five bestselling novels including The Midwife and two works of nonfiction, including I Speak for This Child.

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