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- Boundaries and Yourself.
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Expanded and Updated for the Digital Age
The number one thing about boundaries: you cannot force someone else to establish them. You can only establish them for yourself. However, by doing so, you will change your life.
Originally published nearly 30 years ago, this perennial best-seller has gone on to change over 2 million lives.
This version of Boundaries is the catch-all. It briefly dives into boundaries with spouses, children, and work. For further information on specific topics, check out our titles below.
The Boundaries Family Collection
Boundaries in Dating
Between singleness and marriage lies the journey of dating. Want a smoother journey? Set and maintain healthy boundaries. If many of your dating experiences have been difficult, this could revolutionize the way you handle relationships. Even if you’re doing well, the these insights can help you fine-tune important areas of your dating life.
Boundaries in Marriage
Only when you and your mate know and respect each other's needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves lovingly to one another. This book helps you understand the friction points or serious hurts in your marriage, and move beyond them to the mutual care, respect, and intimacy you both long for.
Boundaries with Kids
You can say no to your child and still be a loving parent.
Child-rearing can be a struggle, but healthy boundaries are the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for children and adults.
Boundaries with Teens
The teen years: relationships, peer pressure, school, dating, character. To help teenagers grow into healthy adults, parents and youth workers need to teach them how to take responsibility for their behavior, their values, and their lives.
About the Author
Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with both Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses. He has an extensive executive coaching background and experience as a leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEOs, leadership teams, and executives to improve performance, leadership skills, and culture. Dr. Cloud lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.
Dr. John Townsend is a leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. He has written twenty-seven books, selling 10 million copies, including the three million-selling Boundaries series. John is founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling and conducts the Townsend Leadership program. He travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and working with leadership families. He and his wife, Barbi, have two sons, and live in Newport Beach, California. One of John's favorite hobbies is playing in a band that performs in Southern California lounges and venues.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
- File size : 5528 KB
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 352 pages
- Publication date : October 3, 2017
- Publisher : Zondervan; Enlarged edition (October 3, 2017)
- Language: : English
- ASIN : B06XFKNB2Y
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Simultaneous device usage : Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #2,474 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Cloud and Townsend do a great job of using boundaries to illustrate why we grew up certain ways. For example, you probably know someone who has a money problem. He spends recklessly and doesn't really think about the consequences of his actions. This can be traced back to his parents never establishing their own boundaries. They would always bail the son out whenever he ran out of money and tell him to be better next time. They never let him "feel" the consequences. And so he never learned.
There's so many other brilliant examples of the importance of boundaries and how they affect the people around us.
I learned a lot about myself through the sections that detail boundaries with friends, family, and work. The one that impacted me the most was the section on Boundaries with Myself. I grew up with parents who while loving, also created situations for me where I was not able to feel the consequences, and so I behave in certain ways that I'm trying to fix.
When I was first referred to this book, I wasn't told this book had a heavy religious undertone (the conflict of setting boundaries and being a good person in the eye of God). I'm not religious, so the biblical references didn't really matter to me much, but that doesn't mean I can't learn from them. The concepts themselves made sense to me and I would recommend this book to anyone who believes they have boundary problems.
One of the most audacious, and powerful observations in this book is that for compliant people like myself, feeling guilt and experiencing pushback is a GOOD thing, as it means I'm starting to set limits and take care of my own needs (and not that I'm a rotten, selfish person as other's and my own judgmental conscious might try to convince me).
The other important concept in this book is the concept that "hurting" someone is different from "harming" them, and that by being compliant and codependent I am harming others as much as myself, all for the sake of avoiding causing short-term "hurt."
These concepts may seem obvious, or objectionable on their face, but for someone who constantly feels powerless, this book is a lifesaver.
Top reviews from other countries
If you want to know about boundaries from the perspective of a psychotherapist read the book by Anne Katherine which is very good. I would have given this book more stars if I'd have bought it knowing it was from a religious perspective.