By Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D.
Girls are cutting themselves with razors. Girls are convinced theyre fat, and starve themselves to prove it. Other girls are so anxious about grades they cant sleep at night – at 11 years of age. Whats going on?
In Girls on the Edge, Dr. Leonard Sax provides the answers. He shares stories of girls who look confident and strong on the outside, but are fragile within. He shows why a growing proportion of teen and tween girls are confused about their sexual identity, or are obsessed with grades or Facebook.
This top-selling book provides parents with tools to help their daughters become confident women, along with practical tips on helping them choose a sport, nurturing their spirit through female-centered activities, and more.
Compelling and inspiring, Girls on the Edge points the way to a new future for todays young women.
272 pages. Softcover. 2011.
See also this related book: Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men.