You and Your Teenager: Understanding the Journey

You and Your Teenager: Understanding the Journey

by Jeanne Meijs

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Overview

The teenage years can be challenging time, but family therapist Jeanne Meijs sees teenagehood as a journey along a path, a journey that parents and teenagers can travel together. This books helps parents to understand the journey, and how to support their child along the way. As the relationship between parents and teenagers changes and develops, it can feel as if the child is rejecting all usual forms of love and care. Meijs explores how to find new kinds of love, as well as encouraging parents to examine their own teenage years and how that time affects their approach to their own children's teenagehood. The book includes sections on teenage excess, approaches to passivity and boredom in teens, sexuality, difficult behaviour (including addiction), being a teenager in a digital age, and issues that arise from divorce. You and Your Teenager is both a considered overview of teenagehood, and a thoroughly practical and down-to-earth book from which parents can draw strength, inspiration and guidance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782500254
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 08/22/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 398 KB

About the Author

Jeanne Meijs is a family therapist who works with children and teenagers, and their parents. Her work is informed by the ideas of Rudolf Steiner who advocated a 'whole child' approach to raising children. She has written several parenting books; she lives in the Netherlands.

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