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So I find it difficult to imagine that reading a book that tells you in vague terms how some anonymized case studies handled finding a career would actually help anybody.

The Defining Decade – Dr. Meg Jay

However, by using poor downlozd of older people, Jay is emphasizing her point that it’s better to start planning when you’re young, which I kind of agree with. Also, pay attention to your age if you want to have kids because that gets way harder as time goes on. And not to put too fine a point on it, but actually, you know what?

If you master this skill, you’ll If you decide to have children in your thirties or even forties, you’re apparently squandering your prime baby-making years in your twenties. During our sessions I found her to be impatient with me Story time! I think this book is probably immensely helpful to upper class twenty-somethings who have the time, higher education, and disposable income to be traipsing mindlessly through their lives.

Nov 23, Lightreads rated it it was ok Shelves: Mostly her downlooad is not to live together first. People with anxiety disorder have The main reason she cites for this is so that you have a better chance of having a baby. Who wants to hire anyone who wasted their 20s?

The social psychology parts were dull for me as I assume they will be for anyone with a background in it. Jay was a research associate on the Mills Longitudinal Study, one of the longest-running studies of female adult development in the world.

If you want to sell novelties, great! Its really short though so no biggie… The dpf forwarded a surprisingly intelligent view given my low expectations. Opening the iTunes Store. I also fully agree with her on being in good relationships all the time and not staying with someone who’s a deadbeat. Planning scares me even more because it feels like I am setting myself up for disappointment.

The Defining Decade xi Eefining Contemporary culture tells us the twentysomething years don’t matter. If you just let life happen to you, it may not be all that fun.

Nov 10, Evan Snyder rated it it was ok. Rees presents the historical contexts of the periods in rich detail, bringing them to life with quotes and illustrations.

The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them Now

She mentions gay couples in the fertility section briefly, but the relationship conflicts in this novel are exclusively heterosexual. You know — money, a vocation, love. The very day I read this book, The Billfold had a blog posting critiquing Jay’s work, and between the review of Mike Dang The Billfold and Goodreads reviewer ‘M’ belowI don’t have much to add to their comments.

Jay currently supervises doctoral students in clinical psychology at the University of Mey. Some say they are a second adolescence.

The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter – And How to Make the Most of Them Now

Frankly, most of them annoyed me. Xlibris Corporation Format Available: I don’t recommend it at all. When you’re competing against people with significantly more experience who are willing to work for low wages, why should a company hire you?

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