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Defining Decade Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now

ISBN-10: 0446561754
ISBN-13: 9780446561754
Edition: N/A
Authors: Meg Jay
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Description: Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.00
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 4/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most defining decade of adulthood.Drawing from a decade of work with hundreds of twentysomething clients and students,THE DEFINING DECADEweaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with behind-closed-doors stories from twentysomethings themselves. The result is a provocative read that provides the tools necessary to make the most of your twenties, and shows us how work, relationships, personality, social networks, identity, and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood-ifwe use the time wisely.THE DEFINING DECADEis a smart, compassionate and constructive book about the years we cannot afford to miss.

Dr. Jay is a clinical psychologist and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Virginia. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty at University of California, Berkeley and at Access Institute in San Francisco. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on identity development, personality, social psychology, gender, and clinical psychology, and she supervises doctoral clinical psychology students. Dr. Jay also maintains a private practice, specializing in adult development and the twentysomething years in particular.

Foreword to the Paperback Edition
Preface: The Defining Decade
Introduction: Real Time
Work
Identity Capital
Weak Ties
The Unthought Known
My Life Should Look Better on Facebook
The Customized Life
Love
An Upmarket Conversation
Picking Your Family
The Cohabitation Effect
On Dating Down
Being in Like
The Brain and the Body
Forward Thinking
Calm Yourself
Outside In
Getting Along and Getting Ahead
Every Body
Do the Math
Epilogue: Will Things Work Out for Me?
Notes
Acknowledgments

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