Best Teen & Young Adult Dating Books
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1. Sex, Puberty, and All That Stuff: A Guide to Growing Up
Author: by Jacqui Bailey
This friendly book talks to teens in their own language, with emphasis on the subject that is first and foremost in the minds of adolescent boys and girls: Sex. Separate chapters titled Boy Stuff and Girl Stuff describe body changes that occur during puberty, with frank and open discussions about male and female genitals, how they feel, and how they function.
Chapters that follow discuss typical teen problems, as well as those entirely new feelings that come with sexual development, and offer tips on making it through those sometimes exciting, sometimes crazy teen years. Learn how to deal with crushes, controlling parents, pimples, kissing, dating, hormones, menstruation, sexual activity, condoms, contraception, pregnancy, STDs, sexual impulses, and more.
New to this edition is information on social networks, protecting yourself online, maintaining a positive body image, mental health, sexual orientation, gender identity, and more. Includes line drawings on most pages.
2. The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens: Updated for the Digital Age
Author: by Sean Covey
Simon & Schuster
From the author of the wildly popular bestseller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens comes the go-to guide that helps teens cope with major challenges they face in their livesnow updated for today’s social media age. In this newly revised edition, Sean Covey helps teens figure out how to approach the six major challenges they face: gaining self-esteem, dealing with their parents, making friends, being wise about sex, coping with substances, and succeeding at school and planning a career.
Covey understands the pain and confusion that teens and their parents experience in the face of these weighty, life-changing, and common difficulties. He shows readers how to use the 7 Habits to cope with, manage, and ultimately conquer each challengeand become happier and more productive.
Now updated for the digital and social media age, Covey covers how technology affects these six decisions, keeping the information and advice relevant to today’s teenagers.
3. Gender Identity Workbook for Teens
Author: by Andrew Maxwell Triska LCSW
Supportive exercises and advice for teens exploring gender identity Discover more about who you are and who you might want to become. Whether you’ve been pondering big feelings and questions about your gender, or you’re just a little curious about it, the Gender Identity Workbook for Teens is an interactive workbook that will walk you through what gender identity actually is.
You’ll learn that there are endless ways to express yourself and that there’s no right or wrong way to identify. Try out writing prompts, quizzes, and activities that will help you organize and understand your thoughts about your identity, along with practical advice for talking about your gender, determining new names and pronouns, and getting involved with supportive communities both in real life and online.
Find the right languageGet clear, detailed information on gender identities across all spectrums, including nonbinary, nonconforming, cisgender, transgender, genderqueer, agender, and more. Real examplesRead reassuring stories from real teens about their experiences with gender identity, plus a practical Q&A section for handling everyday scenarios you might encounter.
4. The ABC's of LGBT+: (Gender Identity Book for Teens, Teen & Young Adult LGBT Issues)
Author: by Ashley Mardell
Seeking a Deeper Understanding of Gender Identity? Ash Hardell’s The ABC’s of LGBT+ serves as a powerful tool for those that might be questioning their own identity, as well as for those seeking a deeper knowledge. Everyone Is Gay#1 Best Seller in Transgender Studies, Bisexuality, and Sexuality & PregnancyThe ABCs of LGBT+ is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity.
Ash Hardell (formerly Ashley Mardell), a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers your questions about:LGBT and LGBT+Gender identityGender dysphoriaTeens in a binary worldThe LGBT familyAnd moreUnderstanding gender identity and gender dysphoria. The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights.
The overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding.
5. Every Young Man's Battle: Strategies for Victory in the Real World of Sexual Temptation (The Every Man Series)
Author: by Stephen Arterburn
Can any young man escape the lure of sexual temptation in today’s world? You’re surrounded by sex constantly-in movies, on TV, video games, music, the Internet. Is it any wonder that it feels impossible to stay sexually pure? How do men survive the relentless battle against the onslaught of lust?
With powerful ammunition. The authors of the hard-hitting mega-bestseller Every Man’s Battle know the temptations young men face every day. The fact is, you can achieve victory over sexual compromise. Every Young Man’s Battle shows you how to rise above today’s debased, self-seeking culture by examining God’s standard, training your eyes and mind, cleaning up your thought life, and developing a plan.
With extensive updates for a new generation of men, this is the award-winning guide to practical resistance. Bottom line: these strategies are biblical and they have worked for millions of men. Experience real hope for living the way God designed.Enter the battle.
Includes comprehensive workbook for individual and group study.
6. Consent: The New Rules of Sex Education: Every Teen's Guide to Healthy Sexual Relationships
Author: by Jennifer Lang MD
A contemporary guide to sex education that answers the most pressing questions teens and young adults have about dating, relationships, consent, and sexual safety. There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to sex educationanatomy, communication, safety, and more.
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Jennifer Lang delivers a frank, compassionate, and evidence-based guide to healthy sexual relationships, focusing on the crucial role of consent in sex education. A board-certified OB-GYN, Dr. Lang breaks down confusing concepts into factual and clear guidance.
She outlines not only what consent looks and sounds like, but the importance of recognizing when a person has the capacity to give consent, and when they don’t. Written for all teens, and inclusive of all sexual identities and orientations, Consent is a reference guide to healthy sexual expression and relationships.
This book’s approach to sex education covers:An overview of human sexuality including what sex is and how it feels, separating sex education fact from fiction. A discussion about relationships & dating and the various forms they take during adolescence, including some of the most common scenarios and healthy ways of handling them.
7. The Gender Quest Workbook: A Guide for Teens and Young Adults Exploring Gender Identity
Author: by Rylan Jay Testa PhD
This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive workbook will help you navigate your gender identity and expression at home, in school, and with peers. If you are a transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) teen, you may experience unique challenges with identity and interpersonal relationships. In addition to experiencing common teen challenges such as body changes and peer pressure, you may be wondering how to express your unique identity to others.
The Gender Quest Workbook incorporates skills, exercises, and activities from evidence-based therapiessuch as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)to help you address the broad range of struggles you may encounter related to gender identity, such as anxiety, isolation, fear, and even depression.
Despite outdated beliefs, gender no longer implies being simply male or female, but rather a whole spectrum of possibilities. This fun, engaging workbook is designed specifically for teens like you who want to explore the concept of gender and gender identity and expressionwhether you already identify as TGNC or are simply questioning your gender identity.
8. Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up
Author: by Heather Corinna
Listed as a 2019 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best book, as one of the Best LGBTQ Graphic Novels of 2019 by The Advocate and a Notable Children’s Book by the The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association!
“This extremely modern guide to growing up excels in its field. From Heather Corinna, founder and director of Scarleteen. Com, and Isabella Rotman, cartoonist and sex educator, comes a graphic novel guide that covers essential topics for preteens and young teens about their changing bodies and feelings.
Join friends Malia, Rico, Max, Sam and Alexis as they talk about all the weird and exciting parts of growing up! This supportive group of friends are guides for some tricky subjects. Using comics, activities and examples, they give encouragement and context for new and confusing feelings and experiences.
Inclusive of different kinds of genders, sexualities, and other identities, they talk about important topics like: – Bodies, including puberty, body parts and body image – Sexual and gender identity – Gender roles and stereotypes – Crushes, relationships, and sexual feelings – Boundaries and consent – The media and cultural messages, specifically around bodies and sex – How to be sensitive, kind, accepting, and mature – Where to look for more information, support and help A fun and easy-to-read guide from expert sex educators that gives readers a good basis and an age-appropriate start with sex, bodies and relationships education!
9. Living in a Gray World: A Christian Teen’s Guide to Understanding Homosexuality
Author: by Preston Sprinkle
In today’s world, the topic of homosexuality seems to be part of daily conversation in the media, in politics, and even inside churches, with pressure to accept one view or the other. And if you’re a Christian teen, you may feel overwhelmed by the opinions.
New York Times bestselling author Dr. Preston Sprinkle has encountered these same questions, and as a theologian and a college professor he has dealt with these issues firsthand. Through honest conversation, real-life examples, and biblical research, Dr. Sprinkle unpacks what we can know to be true, and how Scripture’s overall message to us today allows us to move forward and find answers that align with God’s intent.
Living in a Gray World explores with readers:Homosexuality and other related issues, such as what it means to identify as transgender and intersexWhat the Bible says about homosexualityHow to cultivate a heart for peopleDr. Sprinkle shares biblical truth and compassion about this important topic.
This book isn’t just for straight students, it’s for all students looking for information and guidance. Living in a Gray World is also an educational book that parents can read and discuss with their children.
10. Passion and Purity: Learning to Bring Your Love Life Under Christ's Control
Author: by Elisabeth Elliot
In her classic book, Elisabeth Elliot candidly shares her love story with Jim Elliot through letters, diary entries, and memories. She is honest about the temptations, difficulties, victories, and sacrifices of two young people whose commitment to Christ took priority over their love for each other.
These revealing personal glimpses, combined with relevant biblical teaching, will remind readers that only by putting their human passion and desire through His fire can God purify their love. In a culture obsessed with dating, sex, and intimacy, the need for Elliot’s freeing message is greater than ever.
This beautifully repackaged edition will appeal to today’s young people.
11. Dad's Great Advice for Teens: Stuff Every Teen Needs to Know About Parents, Friends, Social Media, Drinking, Dating, Relationships, and Finding Happiness
Author: by Marc Fienberg
Published at: Story Press (June 22, 2020)
The perfect gift to help a teenager get happy, be successful, and make good decisions. Being a teen ain’t easy. And unfortunately, there aren’t any classes to help navigate through those teen years. Luckily, Dad’s Great Advice for Teens provides 25 short pieces of unorthodox Great Advice, filled with humor, wisdom, and inspirational quotes, to help teens:Build confidenceReduce anxietyBe productive with their timeDevelop close relationshipsMake good decisionsTake smart risksFollow their passionTrust their gutTake action toward their goalsCreate new, positive habitsStay positive when problems ariseMake a difference in the worldDad’s Great Advice for Teens will help teens become the best version of themselves they can possibly be.
And because all the Great Advice has been researched and gathered by a dad who tested it successfully on his own teens and others, you can trust that it’s for real, and it works. Recommended reading by some of the most respected teen coaches, this is a must-read manual with all the stuff that every teen needs to know about friends, social media, drinking, smoking, vaping, dating, sex, parents, peer pressure, dealing with gossip, and being happy.
12. The Book of Spells: The Magick of Witchcraft
Author: by Jamie Della
Ten Speed Press
In their most popular book, bestselling authors Eric and Leslie Ludy challenge singles to take a fresh approach to relationships in a culture where love has been replaced by cheap sensual passion. When God Writes Your Love Story shows that God’s way to true love brings fulfillment and romance in its purest, richest, and most satisfying form.
This new edition includes an extra chapter from Leslie Ludy about the surprises of life after marriage! I had dreamed of a perfect love story for my entire life. But somewhere in the midst of the endless cycle of temporary romances, my dreams had shattered.
How can I find a love worth waiting for? Lay the foundation nowwhether you’ve met your future spouse or notfor a lifelong romance. Bestselling authors Eric and Leslie Ludy invite you to discover how beautiful your love story can be when the Author of romance scripts every detail.
Story Behind the BookEric and Leslie Ludy want to offer an exciting vision of hope, proving that the Author of romance is alive and well and that true and lasting love can become a reality. Using the four secrets to an amazing love story, Eric and Leslie present a Christ-centered approach to building a relationship that will stand the test of time.
14. You Don't Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way: What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
Author: by Laya Saul
Published at: Kadima Press; 2nd edition (May 3, 2018)
You Don’t Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way covers a lot of topics that teens need and want to read about: from sensitive areas like sexual abuse, pain, and hard times, to issues like understanding how to deal with peer pressure and making the right choice about drugs.
These are the topics that teens asked Aunt Laya to write about. They also asked for inspiration and ideas about goals, life s changes, and sex. Laya Saul does not shy away from any topic that can empower a young adult.
She gives teens the tools to meet life s trials head on! Like a favorite aunt, Laya Saul encourages her readers to use challenges as stepping-stones. This comforting and strengthening book reads like a letter written from the heart. Although it was written with teens in mind, the book is finding its way into the hands of readers spanning generations!
The wisdom is practical, timeless, and helpful. Each chapter is written in bite-sized portions and packed with ideas, stories, quotes, and questions for introspection. Inspiring, motivating, comforting, and helpful, You Don’t Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way is sought after by teens and the adults in their lives who want them to succeed.
15. We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a true story
Author: by Josh Sundquist
From Paralympic ski racer and YouTube star, Josh Sundquist, comes an always-funny (and sometimes-awkward) memoir about teenage misadventures. When I was twenty-five years old, it came to my attention that I had never had a girlfriend. At the time, I was actually under the impression that I was in a relationship, so this bit of news came as something of a shock.
Why was Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down each of the girls he had tried to date since middle school and asked them straight up: What went wrong? The results of Josh’s semiscientific investigation are in your hands.
From a disastrous Putt-Putt date involving a backward prosthetic foot, to his introduction to CFD (Close Fast Dancing), and a misguided “grand gesture” at a Miss America pageant, this story is about looking for love-or at least a girlfriend-in all the wrong places.
Poignant, relatable, and totally hilarious, this memoir is for anyone who has ever wondered, “Is there something wrong with me?” (Spoiler Alert: the answer is no.
16. Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens
Author: by Kathy Belge
Zest Books ™
Teen life is hard enough, but for teens who are LGBTQ, it can be even harder. When do you decide to come out? Will your friends accept you? And how do you meet people to date? Queer is a humorous, engaging, and honest guide that helps LGBTQ teens come out to friends and family, navigate their social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and challenge bigotry and homophobia.
Personal stories from the authors and sidebars on queer history provide relatable context. This completely revised and updated edition is a must-read for any teen who thinks they might be queer or knows someone who is. “A delightful collection of trustworthy and accurate information that tweens and teens need today, all told in a sort of quirky, sometimes goofy, and always approachable tone…
A fun, easy to read, and occasionally hilarious guide that should be available on a shelf in every high school library.” Diane Anderson-Minshall, Editorial Director, The Advocate magazine “Not every queer kid has easy access to a family member, teacher, counselor, or friend who can help them through the coming-out process.