Love in the Time of Contempt: Consolations for Parents of Teenagers


When it comes to teenagers, truth is way scarier than fiction. Joanne Fedler draws upon her own current experiences as the parent of two teenagers, as well as interviews with other parents of teenagers to explore some of the numerous issues that one confronts as a parent of a teenager. In Love in the Time of Contempt, she skilfully guides us through the myriad of issues that come before you - from their changing, developing bodies, drinking and drugs, sex, friendships, appearance, relationships within the family, attitudes and ethics, schooling and authority and more. In her exploration of these issues and how they may manifest in our children, Joanne highlights how so much of our dealings with our read more

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ISBN:

9781742707303

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

272

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

RRP:

$26.99

Category:

Health & Self-Help

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Joanne Fedler

Joanne Fedler is an internationally bestselling author of eight books, including Secret Mothers' Business and When Hungry, Eat. Her books have sold over 600 000 copies worldwide. She graduated from Yale with a Masters of Law, is an ex-women's rights advocate, law lecturer, and was once made Asshole of the Month by Hustler magazine for her work against violence pornography. She is an inspirational speaker and writing mentor and takes women