Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and Other Realities of Adolescence
The 'Gentler Sex'? Not so, according to Rosalind Wiseman. Girls can be cruel. In her compelling book Queen Bees and Wannabes Wiseman cracks the 'girl ... Show synopsis The 'Gentler Sex'? Not so, according to Rosalind Wiseman. Girls can be cruel. In her compelling book Queen Bees and Wannabes Wiseman cracks the 'girl code' and explains how girls' friendships are the key to enduring adolescence - as well as the biggest threat to their happiness and well-being. Rosalind Wiseman has spent a decade listening to girls talk about the powerful impact that girl cliques have on what they wear, how they respond to boys and how they feel about themselves. Here, quoting dozens of adolescent and teenage girls, she reveals her findings and teaches parents how to: Understand the secret world of cliques; Identify the various roles teenage girls play - including Queen Bees, Wannabes, Messengers, Bankers and Targets; Infiltrate 'Girl World' to analyse teasing and gossip; boys and sex; alcohol and drugs and more; Help your daughter to take control of her situation - using the book's sample scripts, bulleted lists and easy to use advice. Written in a down-to-earth style and packed with examples and tips, Queen Bees and Wannabes is an invaluable guide for parents to empower their daughters and themselves.