Nicholas Lezard

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So, the male menopause: does it exist, or does it not? The latest research is inconclusive – which is itself, somewhat strangely, considered newsworthy. It doesn’t exist, says one report. It does, but affects only 2% of men, says another. Were I a woman, though, I might be tempted to ask: is there nothing feminine that men, these days, do not wish to appropriate?

Let’s have a look at the symptoms. (Another term for the syndrome is the rather wonderful “late-onset hypogonadism”, which gives us a clue: literally, “getting on a bit and underballed”. As in “underwhelmed”, but with your balls.) The sexual ones include “poor morning erection, low levels of sexual desire and erectile dysfunction”.…  Seguir leyendo »