What do you see? Is it a profile of a young and beautiful lady, or do you seean old witch with huge and ugly nose?You can’t see them both at the same time. Our brain organizes what it seesas one or the other. Men experiencing IMS often get “locked in” to the witch andaren’t able to hold a positive vision of their wives.
When IMS comes into the home, he blames her and she blames him. Butthe real villain is IMS monster who laughs maliciously in the background.
Understand your man has been transformed from Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde.One of the most devastating aspects of IMS is watching the man you lovechange from a loving husband and father to someone who seems bent ondestroying everyone around him.
“My husband’s personality suddenly changed from my funny, loving Dr. Jekyll intoan angry, resentful, and controlling Mr. Hyde,” this married, mother of three, wrote to me.“He grew increasingly angry with me and seemed to withdraw from our marriage. Weused to enjoy being together. Now he spends most of his time in his home office or at theneighborhood bars until well after 1 A.M.”
Fortunately this transformation from Mr. Nice to Mr. Mean is reversible.
Recognize the 4 most common symptoms of IMS.In the research study I conducted with over 60,000 males, I found therewere 50 symptoms (You can take the full quiz atwww.IMSquiz.com) that wereindicative of Irritable Male Syndrome. Here are the most common.