It is not uncommon for a 40-50 year old male to come into my office with anxiety and confusion. “I don’t know if I’m in love with my wife anymore”, “I hate my job!” “I’m not sure I ever wanted to be physician, now I feel stuck”, “I hate the Puget Sound! Maybe we should move”, or “I want to travel around the world!” These guys are depressed and anxious. They can’t remember the last time they had a good night’s sleep. It’s as if they want to throw everything away that they have built for the last 20 years--take my word for it, they’re scared.
Naturally, their spouses are confused... Read More