Mean Girls Grown Up: Adult Women Who Are Still Queen Bees, Middle Bees, and Afraid-to-Bees (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 8, 2010 - Psychology - 256 pages
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Almost every woman has experienced bullying. Whether her role was that of victim, aggressor, or bystander, the pain of relational aggression (female bullying) lasts long after the incident has passed. In Mean Girls Grown Up, Cheryl Dellasega explores why women are often their own worst enemies, offering practical advice for a variety of situations. Drawing upon extensive research and interviews, she shares real-life stories from women as well as the knowledge of experts who have helped women overcome the negative effects of aggression. Readers will hear how adult women can be just as vicious as their younger counterparts, learn strategies for dealing with adult bullies, how to avoid being involved in relational aggression, and more. Dellasega outlines how women can change their behavior successfully by shifting away from aggression and embracing a spirit of cooperation in interactions with others.
  

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Review: Mean Girls Grown Up: Adult Women Who Are Still Queen Bees, Middle Bees, and Afraid-To-Bees

User Review  - Karin - Goodreads

This book explained to me why 'school-girl' behavior doesn't go away after school is over. Not everyone grows up and becomes an adult just because they hit 18. Read full review

Review: Mean Girls Grown Up: Adult Women Who Are Still Queen Bees, Middle Bees, and Afraid-To-Bees

User Review  - Jerry Peace - Goodreads

I know a little about bullying, but thought it generally a pre-adult behavior. It seems in the case of women I am wrong. Having always worked almost exclusively with men, I am blind to these hateful ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Cheryl Dellasega, Ph.D., is a professor in the College of Medicine and the Department of Humanities at Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of Forced to Be Family, Surviving Ophelia, Girl Wars, and The Starving Family.

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