Mat not agree with some scriptural applications, but the points, Messages, reasoning and practical applications are spot on. So very glad I listened.
Personally and professionally life changing. I've been doing a lot of self- work and this was recommended to me. I just finished it and am about to start again. Major breakthroughs! A few highlights I wrote down:
"Telling someone something they need to hear is not wrong. Not considering their feelings is wrong.
Boundaries are a litmus of our relationships.
If someone does something for you, see it as a gift. Someyhing someone does for us because they love us. The appropriate response to a gift is gratitude. Distinguish between those who give to get.
Refusing to forgive someone means that you still want something from them.
Respond versus react: You are in control when you respond. They are in control when you react.
Good things stay good when you limit them."
I felt like it was a kids book that someone was reading to me. Not good at all.
I can easily see the significance of adding these principles in my life. I think I know someone with each boundary problem. Certain areas I found myself to be naturally strong in, but others in need of better boundaries!
This book contains some great wise advice, I wish I head read it years ago! The narrator was also excellent! I have heard a lot of audio books and this one was one of the best narrations I have heard!
I initially purchased this book with an audible credit. I heard a review of this book on you tube and thought it would be a good read during my commute to and from work. It turned to be much more. This book helped me realize that many of my current unresolved issues are due to my lack of boundaries for not only others but myself. I have decided to purchase both the book and workbook to work through for myself. I plan to also listen to the audible version of Boundaries for teens by the same author. If you're struggling with boundaries this is a must read.
Setting limits with yourself and others is a healthy way of keeping people respectful with each other in all relationships! When to say and when to say no
now I need a hard copy so I can review the parts I need to work on.