Quotations and stories from boys aged fifteen to twenty offer a look into the teenage male brain.Publishers Description
Unlock the Male Mystery
Guys will be guys. And now girls can know what that means "For Young Women Only "dives into the mysterious inner-workings of the teenage male mind so that you can begin to understand why guys say and do what they do. Exploring critical topics including respect, insecurity, appearance, physical affection, and the "tough and tender"-ness of guys, this book is also packed with "ask the expert" sections, quotes, and fun personal stories from guys in all walks of life. "Why is he so visually stimulated?" You may wish it weren't so, but that won't "make" it so. "I don't want to put on a front for him to like me." Actually, he wants your genuineness, too This book will help you grasp how God wired the opposite sex so you can enjoy your relationships with them.
Why Are Guys So "Weird"?
Unravel the mystery. A national scientific survey and in-depth personal interviews give you an unprecedented look inside the teenage male mind. Discover how: He'd be perfectly fine if he was loved by few and hated by many...as long as he was respected by all His ego is the size of Africa (but so are his insecurities) He hides his real feelings under a tough exterior He's magnetized by pretty girls-but also wants to find a diamond in the rough He actually does want to marry a virgin He just wants you to be "yourself."
It's the inside scoop you've been waiting for You'll come to not only understand "him, "but also know what he might really be thinking about "you."
"This is a phenomenal book that I wish I'd had as a teenager "
"-Shannon Ethridge, Bestselling author, Every Young Woman's Battle
"Girls, this book is a MUST-read "
"-Candace Cameron Bure, Actress, speaker
"Story Behind the Book
"My teenage daughter really needs to hear this " Such was the typical reaction from countless men and women who read Shaunti Feldhahn 's bestselling "For Women Only.""If forty-year-old women are surprised by the truth about how men think, we realized the value in helping teenagers discover these realities as well," says Shaunti. Teaming with her best friend Lisa Rice, a mother of teen girls and the coauthor of "For Women Only Discussion Guide," they launched a major national survey of guys fifteen to twenty. Their surprising findings are revealed here to help girls improve their relationships with the opposite sex, now and into the future.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.1" Width: 5" Height: 0.7"
Weight: 0.56 lbs.
Release Date Aug 7, 2006
Publisher Multnomah Books
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Shaunti Feldhahn is a bestselling author, newspaper columnist, and public speaker. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University and has worked on Wall Street and Capitol Hill. Shaunti is a nationally syndicated weekly columnist on women’s issues for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Lisa A. Rice
Lisa A. Rice is the associate editor of Christian Living magazine and an experienced screenwriter and producer with her husband, Eric, at the Atlanta-based 44 Films.
Reviews - What do our customers think?
|A valuable insight for moral girls/women Aug 2, 2008|
|I first heard about this author when my wife was reading, "For Women Only." My wife kept asking me if what she was reading was true. At first I was intimidated by how candid and frank the author was, but I could not disagree that she described the inner landscape of men (at least of me!) with surgical precision.|
Since then I have bought the man's version (about women), and bought this particular book for my two adolescent daughters. In our home we try to teach Christian faith, integrity and morality to our kids. This book fits with our goals and present information in a non-threatening and frank way to our girls. They were both startled and embarrassed by finding out the way boys think about girls, but the author speaks the truth!
As a male, son, brother and Dad I want my own daughters to have a correct idea about how males see girls and think about them. I believe this helps girls/women have the tools to behave morally and constructively in their relationships to men.
For example, men are very visually stimulated. To girls this at first seems academic: since bare female bodies (or parts thereof) are in many visual formats (movies, advertisements, magazine covers, posters), girls assume it is passe and "no big deal" to show lots of breast or other parts of their bodies. However, this book helps girls understand what a boys response to seeing female nakedness is like inside a boys mind; something a girl is unlikely to understand on her own.
Boys do not only think of sex, and emotional landscape of boys is neatly addressed in her as well as other issues too.
This book enables girls to understand boys better and relate to them in healthy and constructive ways. My 14 year old devoured it and before it hit the bookshelf my 12 year old read it and is sharing the contents with her friends. How can the mind and experience of the opposite sex not be interesting to adolescents? :)
Have your girls read this book and get the appropriate version for yourself to improve the health and morality of your relationships! The author is respectful but honest; she does a very good job.
|A must-have for teenage girls Jul 6, 2008|
|I started with a book for myself called For Women Only and grew so much in my understanding of how God created men so different from women that I wanted my daughter to understand this as well. For young ladies attending public school I think you could introduce this book as early as 10 years old...with the ideal age being 12. For young ladies in private school that may be a bit more secluded from sexual information I would recommend introducing it a bit later. I gave it to my daughter at 14 and we went through it again at 15 1/2. It is good to go through it together to clarify things and keep that communication door open. Don't get caught up in the world views of dating at young ages and sex before marriage becasue of experience - Keep God as the Authority and stand firm in your parenting...God Luck! [...] author|
|Good basic information May 30, 2008|
|I liked the book. It was an easy read. Being a little older myself and dating a guy that's younger than me I found it helpful to read how young guys think. It's very basic information and it's all that we know, but never think about (it's almost too easy). I definitely recommend this book to younger girls and I recommend that you girls take it seriously. It's all true. My boyfriend took a peek inside the book and decided to read it after he saw a couple of great sentences. I also bought "What You Need to Know about How Men Think" and "What You Need to Know about How Women Think", for me and my boyfriend. I'm convinced after reading these books we'll have more understanding of each other. |
|tmost Apr 21, 2008|
|This book is a good enough resource, but it just isn't all that interesting or "earth shattering". I would prefer to read a book about how to bridge the gap between what men think and what women think. |
|Far better than the average book on this topic Apr 6, 2008|
|My teenage daughter requested a different book for Christmas, but when I read it, I was deeply concerned about the negative messages for young women. So I did some looking on my own and found For Young Women Only. I gave her both books and explained my concerns about the one she had asked for. She read both and threw the first one away because she didn't want to donate it and have some else read it. She thought that For Young Women Only gave her insights into young men that she didn't have before, but at the same time, it doesn't encourage young women to try to be something other than what they are. She has loaned her copy to her friends and recommended it to others. This book isn't as extreme as others on this topic, doesn't recommend that girls pretend to be things that they aren't and doesn't place all the responsibility for responsible behavior on the girls. It does help girls understand the struggle that their male friends face and should help them make better decisions in terms of clothing, behavior and dating situations. The book gives realistic and modern guidance to young women who want to avoid casual sexual relationships and to better understand their male friends.|
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