This text reveals expert answers to real questions asked by parents and teen girls. Readers should find the collection of questions and answers to be like having a personal confidant or private therapist who they can ask anything and everything they have ever wanted to know about being a teenager or being a parent. In separate sections, parents and teen girls should find useful tips and practical suggestions for better communication and greater understanding of each other, plus ways to reconnect with other family members and strengthen their sense of self. Mostly, however, parents and teen girls should learn ways to value and appreciate this exceptional and exciting phase everyone goes through to grow up.
""This readable, book gives sensible, warm-hearted advice to girls and their parents....This book will help the Ophelias of the 21 st century and their parents. I recommend it."
|About the Authors||p. xv|
|Why Is She So Difficult to Deal With? Understanding and Communicating With Adolescent Girls||p. 3|
|Why Can't She Ever Think for Herself? Adolescent Girls and Their Peer Group||p. 55|
|Will I Ever Stop Worrying About Her? The Vulnerabilities of Adolescent Girls||p. 93|
|How Can I Help Her Feel Good About Herself? Building Strength and Resiliency in Adolescent Girls||p. 147|
|How Will She Ever Become an Independent Woman? Helping Adolescent Girls Prepare for the Future||p. 179|
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Series: LifeTools: Books for the General Public
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.7 x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.59