You might have menopause totally licked from your end. But your partner may be totally oblivious to the changes going on in your body and doesn't understand why things get tough for you from time to time. "Have your partner read up on it to understand the changes your body is going through and then hopefully react with patience and encouragement, says Dr. Minkin. Plus, your partner might even be able to help you get active about it and offer things you can do to make it better.
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