May 25th, 2015
Home | Log in! or Register

Fresh Fiction
Todays_Pick
Fresh Pick
A Fine Summer's Day

ONE NIGHT OF PLEASUREONE NIGHT OF PLEASURE

On Top Shelf

X
Fresh Reader News delivered daily:

May blossoms can be steamy!

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
Mellie has a plan but Trevor has a problem!


slideshow image
The first night was a dare. The second night was trouble...


slideshow image
The toughest rodeo rider in Hell, Texas, discovers his tender side with a feisty cowgirl


slideshow image
First in small-town Tennessee series explores first and second chances at love.


slideshow image
Sometimes old flames are the hottest of all . . .


slideshow image
Passions ignite in thirteen dangerously HOT romances.




Purchase

Buy at WalMart.com

Add to Wish List


Also by Rachel Kranz:

The Triple Bind, January 2010
Paperback
The Unhealthy Truth, May 2009
Hardcover

Also by Stephen Hinshaw:

The Triple Bind, January 2010
Paperback

The Triple Bind
Rachel Kranz, Stephen Hinshaw

Saving Our Teenage Girls From Today's Pressures And Conflicting Expectations

Ballantine Books
January 2010
On Sale: December 29, 2009
256 pages
ISBN: 0345504003
EAN: 9780345504005
Paperback
$15.00
Add to Wish List

Non-Fiction | Self-Help

The Triple Bind that girls face today:


Act sweet and nice
Be a star athlete and get straight A's
Seem sexy and hot even if you're not

In many ways, today is the best time in history to be a girl: Opportunities for a girl's success are as unlimited as her dreams. Yet societal expectations, cultural trends, and conflicting messages are creating what psychologist and researcher Stephen Hinshaw calls "the Triple Bind." Girls are now expected to excel at "girl skills," achieve "boy goals," and be models of female perfection, 100 percent of the time. Here, Dr. Hinshaw reveals key aspects of the Triple Bind, including

genes, hormones, and the role of biology in confronting the Triple Bind
overscheduled lives and how the high pressure to excel at everything sets girls up for crisis
how traditionally feminine qualities (such as empathy and self-awareness) can put girls at risk for anxiety, depression, and other disorders
the oversexualization of little girls, preteens, and teenagers
the reasons girls are channeling pressure into violence

Combining moving personal stories with extensive research, Dr. Hinshaw provides tools for parents who want to empower their daughters to deal in healthy ways with today's pressures.

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2015 off-the-edge.net
all rights reserved

Google+ Google+