Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the Most of Midlife Opportunities

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Taylor Trade Publications, Apr 9, 2003 - Self-Help - 272 pages
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Written in her characteristically breezy and humorous style, Dr. Ruth expertly explains the unique challanges and opportunities encountered with the onset of middle age, including issues of health, family, and career. Designed for both singles and couples, and employing numerous case studies, Conquering the Rapids of Life candidly offers solid, practical advice to help one cope with the physical and emotional changes associated with midlife.
 

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Contents

The Whitewater years Defined
1
Menopause
19
Other Female Health Problems
39
When Mans Best Friend lets him Down
63
Other Male Health Problems
83
EmptyNest Syndrome
101
Psychological Boulders
123
Rekindling your Romance
143
When the Relationship Turns Sour
165
Other Pitfalls
181
Better Health
199
Grandparents R Us
211
Conclusion
227
Index
235
About the Authors
245
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Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and Pierre A. Lehu have previously collaborated on books including Rekindling Romance for Dummies (ISBN 0764553038) and Dr. Ruth's Guide to College Life (ISBN 1568331711). They both live in New York City.

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