The curse of the good girl : raising authentic girls with courage and confidence /

Exposes the myth of the "Good Girl," freeing girls from its impossible standards and encouraging them to embrace their real selves.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Simmons, Rachel, 1974-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • The myth of girls' emotional intelligence
  • Is she mad at me? Good girl communication rituals
  • The good fight: girls in confrontation
  • All or nothing: girls and feedback
  • Girl meets world: breaking the good girl glass ceiling
  • My daughter, myself
  • I feel, therefore I am: building emotional intelligence
  • From assuming to knowing
  • Coming clean: telling and hearing the truth
  • Facing criticism with clear heads
  • Check your good girl at the door
  • From perfect mothers to real mothers.