"I'll dress the way I want!", "You wouldn't understand!", "I'm not going to church!"",You never trust me!", "You aren't going to tell me what to do!" Comments like these evoke a host of responses from parents of adolescents: anxiety, anger, detachment, despair. But Eugene Peterson believes that these kinds of encounters offer important opportunities for parents and teens to grow closer to each other and to God, that adolescence is in fact "a gift from God to the parent in middle-age". Like Dew Your Youth will help you view your son or daughter's teen years from a refreshing perspective. Peterson presents adolescence as a time for parents to enjoy a deeper, richer relationship with their children and for both parents and young adults to grow spiritually. In addition to a wealth of positive, effective ways to deal with many of the problems and pains of growing up, this encouraging book offers an understanding of parent-adolescent relationships that will promote an atmosphere of communication, trust, frankness, forgiveness, love, and harmony in your home. Study questions at the end of each chapter help you apply the practical, biblically based teaching offered here.Peterson, Eugene H. is the author of 'Like Dew Your Youth Growing Up With Your Teenager' with ISBN 9780802801166 and ISBN 0802801161.