What's Up with Boys?: Everything You Need To Know About Guys

Paperback | September 20, 2004

byCrystal Kirgiss

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Written in a straightforward, honest manner, What's Up with Boys? gives you insight into the lives of the male species. Going beyond the stereotypes-even if some are funny-Crystal Kirgiss offers concrete information about guys that will help you understand, appreciate, respect, and accept guys as God created them. Inside, you'll find answers to questions such as:

  •  . What is the gender gap?
  • . What does the Bible say about males and females-and what is God's purpose for creating each?
  • . How do biological factors affect boys' behavior, thoughts, and actions?
  • . Why do girls tend to speak thousands of more words a day than guys?
  • . Why do boys sometimes seem immature?

From biblical facts to common sense, humor, and thousands of surveys and interviews, What's Up With Boys? is your practical handbook on how to deal with the guys in your life.

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Written in a straightforward, honest manner, What's Up with Boys? gives you insight into the lives of the male species. Going beyond the stereotypes-even if some are funny-Crystal Kirgiss offers concrete information about guys that will help you understand, appreciate, respect, and accept guys as God created them. Inside, you'll find a...

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Written in a straightforward, honest manner, What's Up with Boys? gives young women insight into the lives of young men. Today's young women have been raised in an atmosphere that subtly degrades men in many ways: "They're dumb. They're coarse. They're shallow. They have a one-track mind." Sometimes they accept other stereotypes that a...

Crystal Kirgiss teaches writing at Purdue University and is the author or co-author of more than ten books, including What's Up With Boys?, Sex Has A Pricetag, Girls, Guys, and A Teenager's Daily Prayer Book. She's been married to Mark, a Young Life area director, for 25 years and they have three college-aged sons. Crystal also writes ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8 × 5.3 × 0.5 inPublished:September 20, 2004Publisher:Zondervan/Youth SpecialtiesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310254892

ISBN - 13:9780310254898

Appropriate for ages: 12 - adult

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Table of Contents

ContentsGroundworkP.S. . . . . 111 The T-Shirt . . . . . 172 The Battle of the Sexes. . . . . 333 Boys Will Be Boys . . . . . 494 Brain Matters. . . . . 65The Top Five "Guy Things"5 Bravado, Brawn, and Bullies---Guys and Toughness . . . . . 816 Boogers, Belches, and Bugs---Guys and Grossness . . . . . 977 Babble, Banter, and Ballyhoo---Guys and Words. . . . . 113 8 Bumps, Bruises, and Blues---Guys and Emotions. . . . . 1279 Birds, Bees, and Babes---Guys and Sex. . . . . 141Wrap-up10 Senior Knights of the Round Table. . . . . 157P.P.S . . . . . 169

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