Publisher description for Hang-ups, hook-ups, and holding out : stuff you need to know about your body, sex, and dating / Melisa Holmes and Trish Hutchison.

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Girlology. It has exploded beyond just a word. Girlology is a brand, a culture that preteen and teen girls know and love and turn to for honest true-life advice on everything that matters most--friends, guys, body changes, dating, and sex. In Hang-Ups, Hook-Ups, and Holding Out, girls will follow the true stories of four girls and their choices-- good and bad . And they'll get answers to the questions teen girls are asking every day on the popular website and in private sessions with Drs. Holmes and Hutchison, the co-creators of Girlology--questions like:
• What's up with this acne? Will it ever end?
• Is it ok to shave my hair down there?
• If I keep looking at other girls in the locker room, does that mean I'm gay?
• Am I the only girl who isn't having sex?
• Is oral sex really “sex”?
• If I've only had oral sex, then I'm still a virgin, right?
• There's a guy at school who says he wants to hook up with me. What does he mean by “hook up”?
Life can get complicated for girls today. With Hang-Ups, Hook-Ups, and Holding Out, it just got a lot easier.
“What a tremendous resource for girls and anyone who cares about them. Doctors Holmes and Hutchison convey solid information about girls' sexuality and other crucial topics in a way that kids will relate to. I hope every girl--and every parent of a girl--reads this.” --David Walsh, Ph.D., author of Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Teenage girls -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Teenage girls -- United States -- Attitudes.
Sex instruction for teenagers -- United States.
Hygiene, Sexual -- United States.