First love, first jobs, and the fears, frustrations, and exhilaration of finding a place in the "real world" are just some of the topics explored in Chocolate for a Young Woman's Soul, the sixth collection in Kay Allenbaugh's popular series. In the bestselling tradition of her previous books, this one contains true stories by women from a variety of backgrounds; half of the contributors are members of the younger generation themselves -- junior-high, high-school, and college-age writers whose real-life perspective will strike a special chord with readers.
Here are tales ranging from delightful reflections on the joys of growing up female, to hilarious accounts of the agony and ecstasy of being a young woman, to heartfelt tributes to parents and mentors who helped smooth the path to adulthood. This uplifting collection offers advice, inspiration, and encouragement for finding one's way through the minefield of love and relationships, the pressures and demands of school, the rigors of a first job, the ambivalent emotions that accompany moving away from home, and much more.
The end result is a treasury of valuable lessons -- some learned the hard way -- that will be embraced by women of any age.