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The myth of maturity

what teenagers need from parents to become adults
  • 288 Pages
  • 4.10 MB
  • English
W. W. Norton , New York
Parent and teenager, Child rearing, Adolescent psych
StatementTerri Apter
The Physical Object
Pagination288p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24765176M
ISBN 100393049426

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As parents we must do what we feel is best for our children and reject the pressures of society to "let them go and learn from their own mistakes".

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If I had not read this book, I am positive I would have perpetuated the myth of maturity and hurt my young adult child in the process. Valuable even as an 8-year-old book. I've recommended it to ALL of my friends with high school/college age s: The Myth of Maturity: What Teenagers Need from Parents to Become Adults available in Paperback, NOOK Book.

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Add to Wishlist. ISBN X In this wise and compassionate book, Terri Apter debunks outdated and misguided ideas about maturity: Acting in the name of love, many parents withdraw emotional or Brand: Norton, W.

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Parents often withdraw from their college-age children—yet these are the years when a parent's guidance is particularly important, argues Apter (The Confident Child, etc.).