He continued: “It was frightening, because this really wasn’t the person I married.
“We talked about it, which I think is the most important thing a couple can do, and she explained to me – through the tears, as Penny likes a cry – and talked it through, and that’s what couples do.”
When asked if menopause lessons should be introduced for men, he said: “Absolutely – it’s a very good way to go.
“Men have got to get on with it, understand and come out the other end.”
You can read the full interview in this week’s Radio Times out now.