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The SexEducator 13 - Breaking up during adolescence: helping young people cope better


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No. 13 - Spring 2009

The issue covers the following topics, among others:

  • Supporting an adolescent going through a breakup: role of the teacher and of other professionals
  • Reasons for breaking up
  • Stages that precede a breakup
  • Methods young people use to break up
  • Stages of a breakup: similar to the stages of grief
  • Feelings are often contradictory
  • Differences between boys’ and girls’ reactions
  • How long does a broken heart last?
  • The relationship with the other person after breaking up
  • Inappropriate behaviour after a breakup
  • How to break up the right way
  • The breakup: a stage in the process of personal development
  • Roles of the teacher and other professionals

The articles are followed by learning activities.

This issue of The SexEducator is produced by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, the Université du Québec à Montréal and Tel-Jeunes.

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Online since: May 19, 2009
Last modification: May 19, 2009

Author: MSSS, Tel-Jeunes, UQUÀM

Publication no : 09-314-02A

No. ISBN (PDF) : 1913-1534

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