Use this search feature to quickly find the information you're looking for.
Husband is 42 years old and all of a sudden very emotional!!
My husband has always been a strong man and now he cries over alot of stuff!! Why?
I am not sure why men often become emotional at midlife, but I suspect it is due to hormone changes. it is very common for men at midlife. I have a friend who even cries when there is a news story about someone being rescued from a dangerous situation... anything that has emotional content often makes middle aged men cry, or at least feel very emotional. I experienced the same thing when I was in my early fifties. I am less emotional now, but still feel more emotional than I used to.
The other thing that happens at midlife is that our 'internal feminine' begins to awaken, which also causes us to be more emotional. A mistake some men make is to try to deny and suppress this emotional part of themselves, seeing it as a weakness, when really it is a strength, and should be paid attention to.
Women's 'internal masculine' begins to awaken at midlife as well, which makes women want to 'get out into the world more'.
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask Noel.