Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall

A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager

Anthony E. Wolf

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A brand new edition of the bestselling guide to raising teenagers

When Anthony E. Wolf's witty and compassionate guide to raising adolescents was first published, its amusing title and fresh approach won it widespread admiration. Beleaguered parents breathed sighs of relief and gratitude. Now Dr. Wolf has revised and updated his bestseller to tackle the changes of the past decade. He points out that while the basic issues of adolescence and the relationships between parents and their children remain much the same, today's teenagers navigate a faster, less clearly anchored world. Wolf's revisions include a new chapter on the Internet, a significantly modified section on drugs and drinking, and an added piece on gay teenagers. Although the rocky and ever-changing terrain of contemporary adolescence may bewilder parents, Get Out of My Life gives them a great road map.

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Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?
Part IAdolescence1 What Is Adolescence?"Clarissa was so sweet. She always used to give me these cute little cards with hearts or smiley faces on them. They would say 'I love you, Mommy.' She was a treasure. She really was. I used to call her 'Mommy's little treasure.' And helpful around the house? She would always ask if there was anything she could do. I just don't understand what happened. She changed. And now she abuses me. She's a monster." 
"Reuben and I always had a special relationship.

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"Funny, sound, and compassionate, Get Out of My Life will truly help you talk with your kids and not get mad . . ." --Beth Winship, The Boston Globe

Get Out of My Life has Spock's common sense, the insight of Freud, and the wit of Bombeck. I welcome this book." --Dorothy Zeiser, Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Child Study

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Anthony E. Wolf

Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D., is a practicing clinical psychologist who has worked with children and adolescents for thirty years and lectures frequently on parenting topics. He lives in Suffield, Connecticut.

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Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall
A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager
Anthony E. Wolf

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
August 2002
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ISBN: 9781466824232
ISBN10: 1466824239
240 pages
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August 2002
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