With personal stories and analysis, Pipher details how young women continue to struggle to find their true selves.An investigation into the aggressive behaviors that young women express and how they factor into friendships and daily interactions.
The interactive activities included in this guidebook explore how to raise and nurture confident, courageous, and self-sufficient young women.
A history of how American women have viewed their body image over the past 200 years, and how our culture has become dissatisfied with the physical body leading to weight obsession and dieting.
Targeted for parents, this is an examination of early warning signs and indicators of potentially abusive dating relationships.
This book discusses social trends that can draw young women into controlling relationships, barriers teens face in ending abusive relationships, the psychology behind a teen abuser, and how teens can develop healthy, respectful relationships.
Includes personal stories and a treatment and information resources section.
A memoir about the author's ongoing management of anorexia and bulimia that recreates her experiences in hospitalizations, therapy sessions, and personal interactions.Calling and dating are so intrinsically different it is hard to imagine how the transition from one to another was even made.Firstly, calling was practiced with the intention of finding a suitable husband for a young lady; whereas, in dating, this was, and still is, not the primary goal.Targeted for parents, this book gives them advice for recognizing an abusive relationship, discussing concerns with a teen and keeping open communication, understanding the impact of emotional abuse, developing safety plans, using available legal resources, encouraging healthy teen relationships, and connecting with support services.An investigation into why American adolescent girls experience depression, eating disorders, and suicide attempts at increasing rates, this book attempts to deconstruct the "girl-poisoning" culture we live in.After the second World War, teenagers became much more noticeable in America (Bailey 47).