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Boyfriends & Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities

Everyone knows that dating can be a little intimidating! This hi-lo book for teens & adults offers expert advice and explains the dos and don’ts of dating. It validates their normal and age-appropriate desire for romance and companionship.

Everyone knows that dipping your toe in the dating pond can be a little intimidating without first seeking some expert advice! And that’s exactly what Terri Couwenhoven delivers in her new book written expressly for teens and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Boyfriends & Girlfriends explains the dos and don’ts of dating and validates their normal, age-appropriate desire for companionship and romance.

The book covers the biggest questions and smallest concerns of every would-be dater, including:

Who is an appropriate dating partner & who is not
How to read signals & judge whether the interest is mutual
How to ask someone out on a date
How to turn down a date
How to handle rejection
What sexual feelings are
How to work through problems in a relationship
What to do when a relationship is not working
Written and illustrated for a hi/lo reader, Boyfriends & Girlfriends is perfect for anyone who is already in a relationship, ready to start one, or still only dreaming about it. The guide is also an informative read for parents, counselors, and other support providers.
Also by Terri Couwenhoven:
The Girls’ Guide to Growing Up
The Boys’ Guide to Growing Up
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality

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