The Hazards of Being Male

Despite being the “top dog” and not suffering from sexism, men still live shorter, less healthy and lonelier lives than women. Why is that and what can be done about it?

Dick’s guest is psychologist Dr. Ron May. Dr. May has been in private practice for more than 30 years, specializing in individual and group therapy for men. For the past 17 years, he has taught “The Psychology of Men and Masculinity” at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

“From a clinical setting … we often see more men with anger problems … work problems, conflicts with authority figures … (and) addiction problems,” Dr. May said.

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