Imagine a simpler time: A well-dressed single gentleman pulls up to the front of a single lady’s home in the early evening, steps out of his car, and approaches her front door.
The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. As she steps outside, he offers an umbrella to shield her from rain showers, walks with her to the passenger side of the car, and opens the door for her. The pair takes a scenic route to a special destination: a reserved table at an elegant restaurant.
Resiliency, self-respect, self-esteem, confidence, perseverance, and wisdom are the things to focus on instilling in your children, as these things will both help them to avoid pain and to recover from it quickly.
Help your children identify their many good qualities, talents and strengths.
A memoir about the author's ongoing management of anorexia and bulimia that recreates her experiences in hospitalizations, therapy sessions, and personal interactions.
The author also explores the personal, family, and cultural causes underlying eating disorders.
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.
With personal stories and analysis, Pipher details how young women continue to struggle to find their true selves.
To older readers, the scenario above may have at least a vague, distant familiarity.