Young People in Love and in Hate by Nick LuxmooreYoung People in Love and in Hate by Nick Luxmoore

Young People in Love and in Hate

byNick Luxmoore

Paperback | October 15, 2009

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This book is about boyfriends and girlfriends - getting them, keeping them and moving on from them. Young people put enormous energy into these processes: they worry, they hope, they conspire and they cry because, in a sense, having a boyfriend or girlfriend is about much more than just having a boyfriend or girlfriend.

Using dozens of recognisable vignettes, Luxmoore movingly describes his work with young people. In particular, he explores the dramatic conflict between young people's loving and hating as they move from the intimacy of relationships with parents to relationships with boyfriends and girlfriends, frantically negotiating sex and sexuality, the meaning of love, faithfulness and unfaithfulness and many other issues vital to the adults these young people will become.

The book will be essential reading for professionals and parents struggling with the ferocity of young people's feelings where 'I love you!' and 'I hate you!' are never far apart.

Nick Luxmoore is a school counsellor, trainer, teacher, youth worker and UKCP registered Psychodrama psychotherapist. He has over 30 years' experience of working with young people and with the professionals who support them. He is the author of 'Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling', 'Working with Anger and Y...
Title:Young People in Love and in HateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.37 × 5.57 × 0.4 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Jessica Kingsley PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849050554

ISBN - 13:9781849050555

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Young People in Love. Love and Practising. Love and Proof. Love and Promises. Love and Rumours. Love and Parents. Love and Sex. Love and Sexuality. Love and Shame. Love and Privacy. Love and Aloneness. Love and Friends. Love and Loss. 3. Young People in Hate. Hatred and Evil. Hatred and Mothering. Hatred and Dependency. Hatred and Envy. Hatred Reciprocated. 4. Making Up. 5. Breaking Up. References.