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; Read by the author

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Dr. Wolf updates his classic blockbuster as times change

In 1991, the first edition of Get Out of My Life by Dr. Anthony E. Wolf, became an enormous success, selling over 300,000 copies. The words of Dr. Wolf were so on target that parents wondered if he had placed tape recorders around their homes.

But the world has not stood still—in fact, it is changing faster than ever. And while the classic struggles between parents and teenagers still remain, societal changes have brought about many new ones that parents of earlier generations never dreamed of. Today’s parents must deal with such “new problems” as their children experimenting with the latest recreational drugs; increased sexual activity at a younger age; the Internet; and above all, a world that seems far less safe than ten years ago. Dr. Wolf realized the importance of these ever-evolving issues, which is why he has decided to significantly revise Get Out of My Life.

Get Out of My Life provides parents with a new understanding of their teenagers so they will look at them in a whole new light, seeing them as young people on a journey to empowerment. And most importantly, he reassures parents that everything will turn out alright.

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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; Read by the author

Anthony E. Wolf, received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the City University of New York. For the past twenty-five years he has been in private practice seeing children and adolescents in the Springfield, Massachusetts area. Married, Dr. Wolf is the father of two grown children. He has written five books on parenting and numerous articles, which have appeared in such magazines as Child Magazine, Parents, and Family Circle. He has also written a monthly column for Child Magazine. His web site is www.anthonywolf.com.

Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D.

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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; Read by the author

Abridged Digital Audio

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Macmillan Audio
March 2003
Abridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593970567
ISBN10: 1593970560
Audio Run Time: 2:30
$8.99

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Macmillan Audio
September 2008
Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427206572
ISBN10: 1427206570
Audio Run Time: 2:30
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
August 2002
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374528539
ISBN10: 0374528535
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 240 pages
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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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