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Chapter 3

HLTHAGE 2B03 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Internal Control, Coping With


Department
Health, Aging and Society
Course Code
HLTHAGE 2B03
Professor
Dr.Voros
Chapter
3

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INFERTILITY
MALE RESPONSE
Unemotional
Repression
Verbal anger
Physical anger
Moving Beyond Anger
Fall back on “training” and use repression
Emotions are unfamiliar and uncomfortable
Difficult to openly grieve
Overcompensate in other areas
Focus their energy in areas they feel most competent = work,
athletics and problem solving
What problem solving means to men
Therapeutic standpoint
Broader range of emotions to be learnt
External control of environment for men
Women seek internal control of emotions for both of them
(husband and wife)
Men reluctant to discuss feeling
Both alone in their grief
Different reactions based on socialization
Need to value one another’s reactions
Difficult to deal with the reaction to who has diagnosed with
infertility
Responses To Who Is Diagnosed With Infertility
Individuals relieved when they are not the one infertile
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