1、 Due to the large proportion of men in the family's financial resources and the influence of the traditional concept of "earning money to support the family", the biggest fear of men is in the professional and economic aspects.
2、 Fear of losing physical health. Another thing that men are most afraid of is losing their ability to be independent and must rely on the care of others. This usually happens when the body is sick.
3、 Many men often harbor the fear of being abandoned. After middle age, men are particularly afraid of being despised or abandoned by their wives or children, so they can react sensitively to family members' disrespectful attitudes towards them.
4、 Worry about the incompetence of children. Men tend to be more eager than women in their desire for success, and middle-aged men often fear that their children will not meet their expectations, creating a constant mental burden.
5、 Men are much more concerned about their physical and sexual decline than women. Psychologists call various psychological phenomena of appeal gray psychosis. "Gray psychosis is commonly occurs in men entering middle age, with the main manifestations of depression, depression, and restlessness, but they themselves deny any psychological changes.".
The occurrence of gray psychosis is related to various factors. In terms of physical function, the agility of middle-aged people's movements has declined from their peak state, and they often feel inadequate to do things. In terms of psychological functions, most middle-aged people's learning and memory abilities begin to decline, and the lack of changing living environments makes them prone to a sense of boredom. From the perspective of family burden, middle-aged people often have parents and children, and various trivial social activities consume a lot of time and energy, which often makes them feel too stressed and difficult to cope with.
So how to overcome the above psychological fears and prevent and treat gray psychosis? Firstly, men should pay special attention to their physical health and maintain a normal and regular life. Secondly, don't take unnecessary risks, and keep your spirit in a relatively stable state. In addition, learn to cope with pressure. In the face of tremendous pressure from family and society, learn to resolve and cope with pressure, which can reduce your psychological burden.
(Intern Editor: Chen Hao)