THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy’s landmark bestseller Passages. Seven years ago . 20 May Here is Passages II, an upbeat, fact-filled, people-rich, but ultimately unsatisfying sequel to the bestseller. Sheehy’s earlier Passages. New Passages has ratings and 33 reviews. Christine said: My therapist recommended this book as a resource — having just hit the big , trying to c.
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Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Oct 28, Halfempty rated it liked it Shelves: The old demarcations and descriptions for adulthood, beginning at 21 and lasting to 65 are hopelessly out of date.
Census reports, Sheehy vividly dramatizes these newly developing stages. I was honestly very dissapointed with this book and gave up about one third in. Lists with This Book.
There really was nothing concrete to hold on to LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Through hundreds of personal and group interviews, national surveys of professionals and working-class people, and fresh findings extracted from fifty years of U.
Her re-defined life stages the New Map of Adult Life are: Mar 10, Janet rated it really liked it. New Passages tells us we have the ability to customize our own life cycle. The old demarcations and descriptions of adulthood—beginning at twenty-one and ending at sixty-five—are hopelessly out of date. The book encompasses discussions about how to manage our longer-than-ever life span without deteriorating into a long but unhealthy life span.
I read Gail Sheehy’s original ‘passages’ about 3 years ago and found that despite how old the book was and how much the world has changed it was still topical.
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During that time, women struggle with menopauseand perhaps, she suggests provocatively, so do men. She has now reviewed and expanded typical “adult crises” which shape and influence our adult growth well beyond age 50 and brings the vision of our “second adulthood” into focus.
Even though it was written in the mids there was loads here of relevance to me, a baby boomer, beyond midlife now and heading into the next phase. A very good read, if you just want to learn a little general information about adult development.
I found my book! Turns out, my therapist was very embarrassed to have recommended this book People are taking longer yail grow up and much longer to die.
Everyone here approaches aging slim and rich, it seemed; oh, would that we could Impress your colleagues with your book smarts in no time. Read it Forward Read it first.
I’m just sorry I didn’t read this book back in or so when it was first published. No trivia or quizzes yet. And as the years play out in the book, each decade gets even shorter shrift — 60’s, 70’s, 80’s — just platitudes Actionable consultants conversations books. Her fifth book, Passages, has been called “a road map of adult life”. Jan 19, Cathy rated it really liked it Shelves: A LOT has changed since !
Fifteen years old and incredibly dated. Several of her books continue the theme of passages through life’s stages, including menopause and what she calls “Second Adulthood”, including Pathfinders, Spirit of Surviv Gail Sheehy is an American writer and lecturer, most notable for her books on life and the life cycle.
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