Over the hill guy

author   Al Graff

location   Middle America

age   45-60

gender   Male

description   good   bad

face, phisique, car, clothes, house ...
  Average guy, little bit to a lot of gray around the temples. Bifocals. Wal-mart off-the-rack. Lives in double-wide trailer or cheap moduar home.   Over weight, sugar, heart and cholesterol problems. Some arthritis creeping in. Has problems getting out of bed in the morning. May have had double-bypass surgery.

society interaction
sex, love, marriage, parents, friends ...
  Typical nice guy, would go out of his way to help anyone he can. No close friends but knows lots of people who don't really give a shit about him. Kids are grown and out of the house, rarely visit him.   Married 30+ years, having sexual problems...can't get it up even with Viagra. Wife going through change, won't sleep with him and doesn't care. Frustrated that he can't perform like he was 20 again.

job, hobby, sport, illegal ...
  Works 9 to 5 at something he enjoys and gives him a reason to get up every day. Likes to read and play with his computer. Sometimes watches TV but rarely goes out. Most illegal thing he does is drive over the speed limit.   Job is a dead-end that doesn't pay the bills, so his wife has to work also. Enjoys watching porn while the wife is asleep.

motivation, temperament ...
  Enjoys helping other people. rarely get angry.   A bit secretive. Hides his true feelings. Likes to think of himself as superior to most of the folks he works with, even though they get paid more than he does.

what will this personality stereotype achieve ...
  Will have a nice funeral. Preacher will say a lot of nice things about him.   Gone and forgotten 6 months after he dies. Nobody will give a shit and life will go on for them as if he never existed.