Also Is twenty-five really the new fifteen? Or is that a better headline than a concept? The authors of the Escaping the Endless Adolescence argue:
Recent studies show that today’s teenagers are more anxious and stressed and less independent and motivated to grow up than ever before. Twenty-five is rapidly becoming the new fifteen for a generation suffering from a debilitating “failure to launch.” Now two preeminent clinical psychologists tell us why and chart a groundbreaking escape route for teens and parents.As it happens, the only reliable escape route passes through the School of Hard Knocks.