This feels too much like a self-help book. *Sigh* Oh well, 5 Stars it is. Boundary skills start in our families of origin. As the sayinggoes; "Good fences make good neighbors.". The Empowered Empath: A Simple Guide on Setting Boundaries, Controlling Your Emotions, and Making Life Easier, Dealing with the CrazyMakers in Your Life: Setting Boundaries on Unhealthy Relationships, Boundaries Workbook: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day, No Guilt, No Games, No Drama: The 7 Keys to Smarter Boundaries (Better Boundaries Guides) (Volume 1), Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin - How to Recognize and Set Healthy Boundaries, Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge, How to Read People Like a Book: A Guide to Speed-Reading People, Understand Body Language and Emotions, Decode Intentions, and Connect Effortlessly (Communication Skills Training), Empath: Healing People with Positive Energy is a Gift. It was not easy at all to simply overlook the religious parts. It's just as beneficial for those who are single (maybe even more so). Instead, you’ll accept her disappointment and move on. Really, it's not much more than a book created to give people excuses for making bad choices in the first place. This is a practical book for maintaining boundaries in all kinds of situations. Are you tired of coworkers, friends, and family members demanding your time? When we’re not assertive, we can end up not speaking up when our needs aren’t being met. A lot of really good advice justified by a lot of scripture. There's hope within these pages. This book is life-changing. Turns out a discussion of boundaries is really a discussion about every single relationship in your life, your personal self-worth and discipline, your childhood, and your religion. You are the one who makes them. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries, by Henry Cloud, John Townsend, 2. We must own our own thoughts and clarify distorted thinking.”, “We can't manipulate people into swallowing our boundaries by sugarcoating them. When I woke, I was being dragged across the living room floor in a sleeping bag by her older brother. 15 Of The Best-Reviewed Books About Boundaries On Amazon. At the same time, the book wasn't without its problems. It's ok to take care of your own needs sometimes! Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. They struggle with healthy relationships in work, spouse/partner relationships and even with children. "), to her family ("Whats for dinner?" They only love our yeses, our compliance. Dr. Aziz Gazipura PsyD, Narrated by: Whether with your kids, parents, or boss, When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, Release date: In case, you don’t manage to set limits with your loved ones, ask help from a counselor who is specialized in this subject. Then skipped to the end, "A Day in a Life with Boundaries", describing the same person who has successfully set boundaries, and doesn't hesitate to say "no" anymore. Boundaries are certain rules or values that define who you are as a person. Boundaries in Dating provides a way to think, solve problems, and enjoy the benefits of dating in the fullest way.... Are you too nice? It's really good for anyone who has a *RELATIONSHIP* with any of the aforementioned, which is essentially everyone. I plan on reading it again, especially all the quotes I underlined. All prices are subject to change. anybody who wants to improve their relationships. I may not be a Christian, however I was raised Christian therefore learned about boundaries the way Christian see them, a bit too loose and forgiving. To see what your friends thought of this book, As a non-christian who experienced religious abuse from people who used the bible as a spiritual weapon when I was younger, I gotta say I completely d. As a non-christian who experienced religious abuse from people who used the bible as a spiritual weapon when I was younger, I gotta say I completely disagree with everyone saying this book is fine for non-christians.. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.