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Men in Midlife Crisis

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Jim Conway writes for all men who face midlife and have thought about walking away from family, work, church . . . all responsibilities, and never coming back. Of his own midlife crisis he says, "I feel like a vending machine. Someone pushes a button, and out comes an article. The family pushes buttons and out comes dollars. The community pushes other buttons. . . ."

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Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 15th 1997 by David C. Cook
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Ruth Deacon
Jul 30, 2015 Ruth Deacon rated it really liked it
Enlightening on some thought patterns that I'd never even contemplated the reasons for. Another very American book. It would be interesting to read about different nationalities - is the midlife crisis a product of the West?
Bob Mendelsohn
May 15, 2016 Bob Mendelsohn rated it really liked it
Although the book is over 30 years old, the information and the life-situations are as old as man himself. Certainly some of the illustrations of the 'modern' era that Conway uses are pre-computer and thus very different than today's world. Even so what he addresses are for men of any post-30 year old situation. He focuses on the 40 year olds, but approaching death and seeing to ageing parents may highlight later years as well.

I like his three major forces which converge on the man are the 1) b
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George Hunger
Dec 07, 2014 George Hunger rated it really liked it
Shelves: chrisitan-living
Men in Midlife Crisis is a good self-help book for any man in midlife and 40-something. Author Jim Conway has compiled a thorough and easy to read book on every facet surrounding the midlife crisis, from dealing with depression and thoughts of escape to dealing with teenage children and a spouse who is also aging. It is a great resource for any pastor, mentor, life coach or spouse of a man in midlife.

I found this book helpful to me in dealing with feelings of mild depression and my increasing de
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Katrece
Oct 09, 2011 Katrece marked it as to-read
Swindoll suggests this (the original release obviously since the sermon is from the '70s.
Sermon titled: "Ecclesiastes Searching for the Meaning of Life." 8/24/11
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