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Boy's Guide to Girls: 30 Pointers You Won't Get From Your Parents or Friends

Boy's Guide to Girls: 30 Pointers You Won't Get From Your Parents or Friends

by Gary J. Campbell MS, BSW, Frank C. Hawkins


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Written in a lively, upbeat tone that talks to young men ages 10 and up in their own language, this book guides them through the maze of emotions, peer pressure, and misconceptions that surround girls and dating. Filled with solid advice and information that enables young men to make good decisions and handle themselves around girls now and in the future, the text is interspersed with quick personalized quizzes to build understanding and self-confidence. Individual chapter topics include crushes, getting to know a girl, what to do when you go out, how to break up, getting dumped, dances, and parties.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979321955
Publisher: Big Book Press, LLC
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 721,077
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Gary J. Campbell, MS, BSW, is a licensed school counselor and social worker with more than 23 years of experience. He is on the Board of the Wisconsin School Counselor Association, a member of the St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Board, and is faculty representative for the school district’s educational foundation. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin. Frank C. Hawkins is the coauthor of The Book of Bad Habits for Young (And Not So Young!) Men and Women, The Boy’s Body Guide, The Boy’s Fitness Guide, and The Girl's Fitness Guide. He lives in Potomac Falls, Virginia.

Table of Contents

What's Going On? 1

Crushes 3

Liking a Girl 6

Getting to Know a Girl 8

What Is She Thinking? 12

What Girls Want 17

How to Say, "I Like You!" 22

Daily Don'ts 26

What If She Says No? 28

Unattainable Girls 31

How to Say No to a Girl 33

Are You Ready? 37

Girl Crazy. Who, Me? 40

Tell Me the Rules 46

Dances and Parties 52

Talking To Your Parents 56

Teasing 59

May the Best Man Win 62

Girl "Friend" 67

Girls and Social Media 70

Going Steady 74

What to Do When You Go Out 77

What Not to Do When You Go Out 79

Getting Close 82

Is Your Girlfriend the Problem? Or Is It You? 86

What Bothers Me Most 90

Dealing with Problems 94

Is It Time to Break Up? 98

How to Break Up 101

Getting Dumped 104

How's It Going? 108

Just Around the Corner 114

The Authors 116

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