Post

I Am Dreading Menopause

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 12 People

    I Just Know I'll Go Nutso

    I get moody when I have PMS. I am not looking forward to "the change". With my brain and its chemistry, I am a little scared when I think of how it will affect me. I am a ways away from that time in life, but when it starts to happen I hope it doesn't knock me completely on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 20, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Please Help

    Never written on a board before but, here it goes. I'm 47 and think I'm perimenopausal. I usually get my period every 25 days. It is day 32 and still no period except one light pink spot when wiping today. I have been sweating every night and had intense pms symptoms up until a...
    Lslav Lslav 46-50 Jun 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    She is way too moody and I'm so afraid of talking to her. One moment she loves me and the next she is telling me how ugly I am when I gain weight and getting different family...
    Starkillera Starkillera 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I realize I am dreading some up and coming dates... Her birthday And their anniversary I don't know if I can handle either
    jupsta jupsta 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got married at 19 in 1974. It was a tough adjustment. I admit that I was pampered at home. Last child and only boy, my mom doted on me. So did my dad until something happened...
    chojunmiyagi chojunmiyagi 56-60, M Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just when you believed you understood What to anticipate from menopause, A different symptom catches you unexpectedly. Listed here are five unforeseen signs or symptoms of...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was on vacation and noticed a fairly large bald spot in the back. My hair is thinning and I'm dreading showering because every time more hair seems to fall out. Does anyone have...
    sugarplumsandgumdrops sugarplumsandgumdrops 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mom told me today she needs chemo. She's 37 and just had all of her lady parts taken out because of a large tumor. It was the size of a small baby. So now she's not only going...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For many years everything was great - including the sex. Then menopause and hormones kicked in and she has zero - I mean ZERO interest in having sex or pleasuring me. We're still...
    amaturegent amaturegent 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had blood work done recently to find out if I'm experiencing perimenopause. I have the tell tale symptoms for well over a year, night sweats, mood swings, dizzy, confused, severe...
    ksbonneau ksbonneau 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    16 years and sex about 20 times. You do the math. My wife would rather have bleach thrown in her eyes than have sex and the worst is that she's doing nothing about her problem...
    jolaca7 jolaca7 56-60 7 Responses Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being a woman of pre-menopause years, my sexual appetite was literally gone for right at 4 years. I did not think about sex, talk about sex, dream about sex, nothing. I was...
    RosieRose63 RosieRose63 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been nearly four years now . My refuser does love me . I have a coffee made for me most mornings and my lunch is made to take to work . Never thought I'd be in a relationship...
    naughtybloke naughtybloke 41-45, M 6 Responses Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i never had pmt. periods were nearly always 48-56 days. the last few years i've had pmt. breast tenderness, irritability getting really bad, barely know what i do the 3 days before...
    chalie123 chalie123 51-55, F Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Married 23 years, most of them good. Wife has never been a sexual being and I found this out too late. I'm a good father to one daughter who's 21 and, I'm a good provider. My...
    Feelingnotsogreat Feelingnotsogreat 41-45, M 15 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Legitimate Excuses This was prompted by the recent menopause post. What do YOU regard as a legitimate excuse ?? Further, and in my opinion more importantly, what do you actually...
    bazzar bazzar 56-60, M 11 Responses Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Pelvic Floor Disorder. Something to think about. My marriage ultimately ended due to this disorder. The lack of intimacy and sex killed our marriage. For over 12 years I...
    saiyagyrl saiyagyrl 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just want everyone who claims the golden years are great must be kidding themselves.I am a very positive person who is extremely active and in good health but at 63 the things...
    QUAILHUNTER01 QUAILHUNTER01 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    was wonderfully in love for 20 years.....then menopause.....midlife issues (with her)....she moved into the other bedroom.....wont give me the time of day...its like she self...
    rjhomes rjhomes 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Okay, Okay, it all makes sense now... I never looked at it this way before: MENtal illness MENstrual cramps MENtal breakdown MENopause GUYnecologist And when we have REAL...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey, I would love to chat with someone I'm really lonely, please be friendly, I've had a **** day and am dreading going to work tomorrow, put me to sleep, tell me a story or just...
    chazwozza chazwozza 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey I've not posted for a while I've relief in support from those jn my circle. But times are changing and for lost if reasons I've had a period where a lot if my friends have...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Waiting for a reply was horrible, I had that sinking feeling inside thinking I may of done the wrong thing. As I kept checking my emails it dawned on me that I had blocked her...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So 100 things about me here we go... 1, I am 4ft 9" 2, I have Borderline personality disorder 3, I have bipolar 4, I have anxiety disorder 5, I pick my spots (bad habit i know) 6...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dreading tonight, just like I have every July 4th for the past ten years. The sounds of fireworks booming in the horizon and the subtle rumble you feel in your bones. For...
    femgineer femgineer 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Conversation I had with my younger son a little while ago. Me: You aren't an only child though we treat you like one. Him: Okay. And? Me: You already knew,didn't you? Him(with...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was dreading coming back to school and I was right to do so. It's all gotten to the point where I can't give two hoots about happens. I'm sinking deeper and I've lost interest in...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 13-15, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's only Saturday and I'm already dreading Monday. So sick of feeling like this.
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Her anniversary of the death. I miss my 7 mo. old angel. She died 3 years ago on the 8th. So young. I love her so much. Not a day goes by I don't think about my bug 👼 It's...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I’m a 46 years old single, also can call “cougar”, I am a SWF, never married, no children, and quite content with that. I also had thought find a person to marry, then plain...
    avenlence avenlence 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Found these useful tips, hope they can help you too :) The scene: Sunday night, tossing and turning in bed, you can't sleep, you stare at the clock dreading the start of the work...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Do you ever get the feeling that you don't even know yourself anymore? That empty, anxious feeling you get when you realize that you're completely unsure of who you are? That...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 9 Responses Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started as the receptionist at a small building firm but changed job descriptions to start doing drafting as I seemed to have a natural knack at it. Problem is that they said...
    cwazysegal cwazysegal 31-35 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What drives people to do what they do? What makes you wake up in the morning? Is it the unconditional love for your family and friends? Or is it the fact that you want to get...
    lanadealaska lanadealaska 18-21, F Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like watching others as they wander through their surroundings. I find it interesting how others sneak a glance or stare at the ground wary of others taking notice of them...
    selaparty selaparty 46-50, M Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You'd never guess..... well, YOU might - if you suffer too. My happy life ended age 13 when we moved house. I went to a different school to all my friends. I was the kind of boy...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am dreading going to the beach with my friends because I'm such a fat *** it's embarrassing
    Fickleheart Fickleheart 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Part 1. “I don’t want to be here any more.” The words I will never forget. What do you mean? “I mean I no longer want to live here…with you...with the kids. I’ve found...
    Spaneele Spaneele 51-55 Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I suffer from an anxiety disorder and I get panic/anxiety attacks quite frequently. Recently I got asked to go to an exercise class and I was freaking out about going because I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today I was absolutely dreading going jogging tonight, I kept making up reasons in my head on other things I could do and I finally talked myself into going. I see this little at...
    huntersmiles14 huntersmiles14 16-17, F Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Monday is my anniversary, 25 years.... My husband told me tonight that I must not work Monday, that he wants to make it special because it's been 25 years and we have been through...
    ElsieJay ElsieJay 41-45, F 13 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm going on a vacation.Today I bought a one way ticket for my daughter and I. I was offered a room for a month in a Victorian mansion for a steal. I was kissed by fortune to find...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm ugly. Not just "ugly'" but unappealing, unattractive, awkward, nerdy, pathetic. But let's just encompass this into the word ugly. Not only am I ugly, I am also gay. I am the...
    SeanNation SeanNation 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever since my boyfriend moved out of his house I have been extremely encouraging of him and his ex still doing family activities with their kids. My parents divorced when I was his...
    RedHotPepper RedHotPepper 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 21 in September and am dreading it, not because I'm turning 21 but it seems like people assume you need to some big blow out party to celebrate and that's not me at all, also...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel