A Fine Young Man: What Parents, Mentors, and Educators Can Do to Shape Adolescent Boys Into Exceptional Men

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 297 pages
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As boys enter the second decade of their lives, they are confronted with tremendous challenges at home, at school, and in personal relationships. In a phenomenon long overlooked by the media and policy makers, adolescent boys are the most at-risk group in our society today, facing the highest incidence of addiction, violence, mental illness, and emotional neglect. Building on his pioneering work in "The Wonder of Boys," Michael Gurian now explores the misunderstood life of the

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A fine young man: what parents, mentors, and educators can do to shape adolescent boys into exceptional men

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Beausay and Gurian are both clinical psychotherapists, previously published authors, and the fathers of boys. In their new works, they focus on the development of adolescent boys, sharing a concern ... Read full review

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This book was recommended to me by our pediatrician. It does a good job of helping you understand your adolescent boy. It's especially great for moms like me that never had brothers and need some help understanding how boys think and why they do what they do. Read full review


Part One I The Emotional Lives of Adolescent Males
chApter two Protecting the Emotional Lives

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Michael Gurian is an educator, family therapist, and author of fourteen books, including the bestselling The Wonder of Boys, A Fine Young Man, and The Good Son. He is an internationally celebrated speaker and writer whose work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time, and other national publications, as well as on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and numerous other broadcast media.

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