The Curse of the Good Girl Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-08-31
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Odd Girl Out" delivers lessons in breaking the curse of the good girl, and raising authentic girls with courage and confidence.

Author Biography

Rachel Simmons is the author of New York Times bestseller Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls. She is the founding director of the Girls' Leadership Institute. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
A Map of the Good Girl World
The Myth of Girls' Emotional Intelligencep. 15
Is She Mad at me? Good Girl Communication Ritualsp. 35
The Good Fight: Girls in Confrontationp. 53
All or Nothing: Girls and Feedbackp. 75
Girl Meets World: Breaking the Good Girl Glass Ceilingp. 91
My Daughter, Myselfp. 109
Breaking the Curse
Introduction To Part II: From Good Girls to Real Girlsp. 127
I Feel, Therefore I am: Building Emotional Intelligencep. 131
From Assuming To Knowingp. 161
Coming Clean: Telling and Hearing the Truthp. 169
Facing Criticism with Clear Headsp. 199
Check Your Good Girl at the Doorp. 221
From Perfect Mothers to Real Mothersp. 237
The Greater Voice of Myselfp. 249
Appendixp. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 263
Notesp. 265
Indexp. 269
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