Talks To Young Men

A Self-Directed Study
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9781929561056
Item Number: 8474

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For adolescents and young adults, this interactive study guide is designed to be used independently, in groups, or with a mentor.

Dr. Davis, an African-American professional, serves as a positive male role model as he shares wisdom and life experiences. “This study is for young men who are open to change and realize that their lives can be richer.”

The book covers topics such as self-esteem, family, peers, authority, academics, life skills, relationships, and includes a special section on fatherhood. The book features many quotes and questions to stimulate thought and conversation. The approach seeks to help young men make personal commitments to integrity and excellence.

Part I: I Am Who I Am

  1. The Importance of Understanding Your Orientation
  2. Ask Yourself The Question: Have I Been Properly Nurtured?
  3. Brothers and Sisters (Siblings)
  4. Living in the Projects: A Housing Development (Or Living in the Trap of a Poor ‘Hood)
  5. How Does Your Size Affect You?

Part II: No Weapon Formed Against Me Shall Prosper

  1. Blocks (Our Fears and Anxieties That Stop Us In Life)
  2. What Kind Of Gang Are You In?
  3. Drugs (The Contemporary Slavemaster)
  4. Violence

Part III: You Can Prosper

  1. My First Job
  2. Your Concept Of The Work Ethic
  3. A Proper Attitude About Money
  4. The King’s English and Employment
  5. A’s Are Worth Thousands Of Dollars

Part IV: Who’s In Control?

  1. I Was Treated Unfairly Today (Prejudice)
  2. The Importance of Controlling Your Passions and Not Letting Them Control You
  3. The Woman, A Man’s Greatest Test
  4. How To Keep Sexual Thoughts About Women From Controlling You

Part V: Who’s In Charge

  1. Who Is Your Judge?
  2. The Principle Of Authority
  3. Is It Really Necessary To Curse?
  4. How Grown Is Grown?

Part VI: Friend or Foe?

  1. Keeping Your Father Files Open
  2. Understanding Different Cultures
  3. Cops and Robbers
  4. Are You A Quitter
  5. Every Young Man Needs A Mature Man In His Face

Part VII: Life’s Foundation

  1. A Strong Moral Cord
  2. Understanding The Certainty Of Change And Preparing For It
  3. Never Forget The Shoulders That You Stand On
  4. Your Father Should Teach You How To Die

Part VIII: Special Section: Fatherhood Issues

  1. Fatherhood: The Ideal
  2. Separation From Your Kids
  3. The Pressure To Provide
  4. The Sense Of Inadequacy
  5. Fatherhood And The Sense Of Feeling Trapped
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