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Understanding Men S Passages

Author : Gail Sheehy
ISBN : 9780345406903
Genre : Social Science
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To her landmark studies, Passages and New Passages, the author adds another New York Times best-seller that leads men through the manifold changes and opportunities life brings after forty. Reprint.
Category: Social Science

Passages

Author : Gail Sheehy
ISBN : 9780698138667
Genre : Self-Help
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Gail Sheehy’s classic bestseller, Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life, is available as an eBook for the first time, with a new introduction. For decades, Gail Sheehy’s landmark bestseller Passages has been inspiring readers to see the predictable crises of adult life as opportunities for growth. She charts the stages between 18 and 50 as unfolding in a pattern of adult development: once recognized, more easily managed. Passages is an insightful road map of adulthood that illustrates with vivid stories our continuing personality and sexual changes throughout the “Trying 20s,” “Catch 30s,” “Forlorn 40s,” and “Refreshed (or Resigned) 50s.” One comment is continuously repeated by men, women, singles, couples, and people who recover from a midlife crisis: “This book changed my life.”
Category: Self-Help

New Passages

Author : Gail Sheehy
ISBN : 9780307763761
Genre : Health & Fitness
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THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller Passages. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead she discovered a historic revolution in the adult life cycle. . . People are taking longer to grow up and much longer to die. A fifty-year-old woman--who remains free of cancer and heart disease-- can expect to see her ninety-second birthday. Men, too, can expect a dramatically lengthened life span. The old demarcations and descriptions of adulthood--beginning at twenty-one and ending at sixty-five--are hopelessly out of date. In New Passages, Gail Sheehy discovers and maps out a completely new frontier--a Second Adulthood in middle life. "Stop and recalculate," Sheehy writes. "Imagine the day you turn forty-five as the infancy of another life." Instead of declining, men and women who embrace a Second Adulthood are progressing through entirely new passages into lives of deeper meaning, renewed playfulness, and creativity--beyond both male and female menopause. Through hundreds of personal and group interviews, national surveys of professionals and working-class people, and fresh findings extracted from fifty years of U.S. Census reports, Sheehy vividly dramatizes these newly developing stages. Combining the scholar's ability to synthesize data with the novelist's gift for storytelling, she allows us to make sense of our own lives by understanding others like us. New Passages tells us we have the ability to customize our own life cycle. This groundbreaking work is certain to awaken and permanently alter the way we think about ourselves. "SHEEHY CLEARLY STATES IDEAS ABOUT LIFE THAT HAVE NEVER BEFORE BEEN AS CLEARLY STATED." --Los Angeles Times Book Review "AN OPTIMISTIC ANALYSIS OF ADULT DEVELOPMENT IN PESSIMISTIC TIMES. . . It is grounded in the economic and psychological realities that make adult life so complex today." --The New York Times Book Review From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Seasons Of A Man S Life

Author : Daniel Jacob Levinson
ISBN : 9780345339010
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Reveals a definite developmental pattern of specific, age-linked phases subsequently shown to affect the lives of all men, shaping behavior and governing emotional states and attitudes
Category: Health & Fitness

Life Passages For Men

Author : James Wilder
ISBN : 9781579100322
Genre : Religion
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We assume men grow up. But do they? Dr. Jim Wilder contends that many men never fully mature because they fail to negotiate the passage from boyhood to manhood. An almost equally tragic trend occurs when men never make the transition to grandfathers and elders in their families, churches, and wider communities.
Category: Religion

Uncharted Lives

Author : Stanley Siegel
ISBN : UOM:39015026891112
Genre : Psychology
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Arguing that gay men develop their creativity as a way to survive psychologically in a straight world, an analysis of the emotional and intellectual growth of gay men deals with issues including promiscuity, effeminacy, and political activism. 15,000 first printing. Tour.
Category: Psychology

The Middle Passage

Author : James Hollis
ISBN : 0919123600
Genre : Psychology
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Title #59. Why do so many go through so much disruption in their middle years? Why then? Why do we consider it to be a crisis? What does the pattern mean and how can we survive it? The Middle Passage shows how we may pass through midlife consciously, rendering our lives more meaningful and the second half of life immeasurably richer.
Category: Psychology

Forbidden Passages

Author : Karoline P. Cook
ISBN : 9780812248241
Genre : History
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Forbidden Passages is the first book to document and evaluate the impact of Moriscos—Christian converts from Islam—in the early modern Americas, and how their presence challenged notions of what it meant to be Spanish as the Atlantic empire expanded.
Category: History

The Making Of Men

Author : Dr. Arne Rubinstein
ISBN : 9781922057310
Genre : Boys
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As parents, we all want our boys to grow up to be happy, healthy and successful. For this to happen, it’s vital we understand their world, their challenges, and how our relationship with them must change as they become young men. Using real-life examples, parenting expert Dr Arne Rubinstein clearly explains the risks teenagers face today, including drugs, alcohol, technology and peer group pressure. He then shows how you can equip your son to make safe and sensible choices. Whether you’re a single mum of a happy-go-lucky eight-year old, or the parent of a troubled teen, The Making of Men is a practical, commonsense guide to helping your son transition from a boy to a young man who is motivated and inspired. ‘Funny, encouraging, gritty and real.’ Steve Biddulph, bestselling author of Manhood and Raising Boys
Category: Boys