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Transitions Through Adult Life

ISBN-10: 0310536618

ISBN-13: 9780310536611

Edition: 1991

Authors: Charles M. Sell

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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 7/9/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Charles M. Sell (ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of Christian education at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has written widely on topics related to education and development as well as marriage, family, and personal growth.

Preface
Introduction
Young Adulthood
Coming on Strong: The Widening Perspective
Clashing with Society: The Idealistic Pattern
Avenue to Adulthood: The Tasks of Transition and the Choice of a Vocation
The Tunnel of Love: The Intimacy Need
Down Lover's Lane: From Courtship to Parenthood
Strolling Single Street: Singlehood and Divorce
The Valley of Decision: Establishing Individual Identity
Climbing Kohlberg's Ladder: Moral Development
The Road of Faith Development: Freedom, Relativism, and Internalization
The Loss of a Little One: Infertility and the Death of One's Child
Middle Adulthood
The Churning Point: Midlife Crises
Changing Lanes: Generativity and Polarities
In the Savage Woods: Faith Development
Vibrations and Tremors: Vocational Problems and Teen Troubles
Aging Lovebirds and Empty Nests: Physical Changes and Marital Matters
Living After Death: Grief and Widowhood
Getting It from Both Ends: Delinquent Teenagers and Dependent Parents
Older Adulthood
Older or Better? Attitudes Toward Aging
Enter Stage Last: Becoming a Senior Citizen
Keeping It All Together: Integrity vs. Despair
The Downhill Side: Coping with Loss and Psychological Disorders
Taking Care of the Old Equipment: Physical Changes
Retirement: Retiring, Not Retreating
Grandparenting: A Grand Opportunity
Deceased or Deserted: Death and Divorce in Old Age
Institutionalization: Next to Last Steps
Afterword
Bibliography
Index