What Many Men Seem to Think or Feel
1. She's faking all these mood swings
2. She's not having hot flashes it's all in her head
3. She's just being a b.tch
4. She's probably cheating, and saying she has no sex-drive
5. Women use hormones as an excuse for their crazy behavior
Men react to menopause and their feelings in many ways. Some men become really confused and feel like they have no idea who the woman they have been with for years is. Some men fear their new "angry" woman. They may sleep in a spare room or on the couch just to avoid their moody mate. Some men turn to other woman. Few men will talk to their woman about how they feel, but many will talk to other guys about their woman's behavior.
What Some Women May Feel About Their Man When He is Un-Supportive
1. He don't care about what I'm going through
2. He's so darn selfish
3. He's so immature
4. He doesn't love me if he did he'd be more understanding
5. All he cares about is sex
This is in no way all the different emotions men and women go through, but it's some of the most common feelings. Menopause is real, hormones affect many aspects of a woman's physical and emotional health.
Couples who manage to make it through menopause together usually do it by educating themselves, communication is one of the most important steps. Talk to each other, get professional help if you need to.
There is a lot of helpful information for men and woman available.
Men, you need to understand that your woman has never been through menopause before, so the changes she is experiencing are new to her. She is frustrated and needs your love, understanding and compassion now more than ever.
Fellows here are a couple of resources to get you started that you may find insightful and helpful.
A Guys Guide to Menopause
Is My Wife's Menopause the End of Sexual Intimacy in Our Marriage
Menopause is not the end of what you once had it's a journey you take together as you enter into a new chapter of your relationship. So, fellows don't take it personal.