You want to show the world the real you. But sometimes you’re not sure who the real you really is. (Here’s help.)
Being a teen girl isn’t easy. The pressures, the frustrations, the fears. Some days you just want to disappear. But a voice inside keeps whispering that you were created for an amazing life. And you want it. You long to become the kind of beautiful young woman who can confidently tell the world…
“This is me!”
So where do you start? Maybe with a helpful handbook to the truth about you.
This Is Me: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Becoming the Real You offers practical “getting there” advice for teens who want to experience everything God has for their future. Teen authority and counselor Jeffrey Dean has spoken–and listened–to thousands of students just like you. In his new book, he helps you figure out where you are now, then shows you from the Bible how to get where you want to go. This Is Me is packed with street-level reality, surprising humor, hard questions and life-tested answers.
For your personal journey from here to extraordinary, This Is Me is the travel companion every girl needs.
Check out the companion book: Watch This: A getting-there guide to manhood for teen boys.
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|Title of eBook: This Is Me|
|Release Date: 01-21-2009|
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|Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group|
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This Is Me
When being the “It” girl just isn’t enough.
Heather was an extremely shy and soft-spoken freshman.One of her teachers introduced her to me when I spoke at her school. It only took a few minutes for me to see Heather was lonely and very insecure. As we were talking, several girls walked by and made a crude comment about her. My heart broke for her. She told me she didn’t have many friends. She even asked me what I thought she should do to make more friends. I was hurting for Heather, but as I watched her walk back to class, I knew there was no way I could understand how hard life really was for her…
Renee was a popular, smart, funny senior in high school, and she had a singing voice that made Britney Spears sound like Miss Piggy. (Actually Britney Spears does that all on her own.) Renee and her boyfriend, Reed, stopped me backstage at a conference where I spoke.
They were both in the band that led worship that night. Renee was a preacher’s kid. Ask her a question about the Bible, and she had all the right answers. “When your daddy is the one in the pulpit, you kind of have to act like you’ve got it all together,” she said. But I could tell Renee was far from having it “all together.”
The more we talked, the more the facade began to fade. She said, “I can’t remember the last time I had a real conversation with my dad. He’s so busy doing church that he hardly ever has time for me.” And then, as I continued to listen, she confirmed what I had already suspected: “Reed and I are sleeping together. I know it’s wrong. But we are.” Obviously, her lack of attention from h...