Tag Archives: Adolescence

Adolescent Sexual Readiness & Child Sexual Abuse

Friends, I just discussed the fact that the category of “adolescence” was made necessary because of the industrial revolution and the resulting need for universal education to provide industry with the highly trained workforce it required.  In the post I … Continue reading

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The Social Construction of Adolescence

Mary was probably 12 or 13 when she was Betrothed to Joseph According to Jewish tradition (I am told), in the first century girls were betrothed when they were 12 years old, and married a year later at 13.  Many … Continue reading

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