Socially, mentally, and spiritually, teenagers face a variety of pressures and stresses each day. Despite these peer pressures; it is still parents who can influence teens the most. Get equipped to be a better parent as The Five Love Languages of Teenagers explores the world in which teenagers live, explains the developmental changes, and give tools to help you identify and appropriately communicate in your teen's love language. Get practical tips on loving your teen effectively and explore key issues in your teen's life including anger and independence.
Finally, learn how to set boundaries that are enforced with discipline and consequences, and discover useful ways for the difficult task of loving when your teen fails. Get ready to discover how the principles of the five love languages can really work in the lives of your teens and family. Over 400,000 copies sold!
About the Author
Gary Chapman, Phd, is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages. With over 30 years of counseling experience, he has the uncanny ability to hold a mirror up to human behavior, showing readers not just where they go wrong, but also how to grow and move forward.
Dr. Chapman holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively, MRE and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has completed postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University.
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Could not relate to this book at all. Did not cater my needs and I couldn't agree with part of the book. Just didn't work for me and my situation at home with my teen.
"Thank you, Mr. Chapman, for this book! I've read the children and adults one, but this teen one comes along at a perfect time, as our own children are reaching that stage. It's a difficult time to navigate, and this book has given me lots of suggestions for how to get through the tricky times. With any luck, I'll be able to trick....um, convince....my husband into reading it, too!""Reviewed by Yvie Field on NetGalley, Feb 16, 2016"
|Understanding Today's Teenagers||p. 17|
|The Key: Love from Parents||p. 29|
|Love Language #1: words of Affirmation||p. 41|
|Love Language #2: Physical Touch||p. 59|
|Love Language #3: Quality Tim$$$||p. 75|
|Love Language #4: Acts of Service||p. 97|
|Love Language #5: Gifts||p. 111|
|Discover Your Teenager's Primary Love Language||p. 129|
|Love and Anger-Part One: Breaking Destructive Patterns||p. 145|
|Love and Anger- Part Two: Forging Constructive Paths||p. 157|
|Love and the Desire for Independence||p. 173|
|Love and the Need for Responsibility||p. 191|
|Loving When Your Teen Fails||p. 213|
|The Single Parent Family, Teenagers, and the Love Languages||p. 229|
|The Blended Family, Teenagers, and the Love Languages||p. 245|
|How Teenagers Got Their Name||p. 263|
|A Family Forum in Action||p. 265|
|For Further Reading||p. 267|
|The Five Love Languages Test for Teenagers||p. 269|
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Series: STRAND PUBLISHING
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st May 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 15.0 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.39