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Boundaries Audiobook

Boundaries

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Publisher's Summary

Christians often focus so much on being loving and giving that they forget their own limitations.

Have you ever found yourself wondering:

  • Can I set limits and still be a loving person?
  • What are my legitimate boundaries?
  • How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money?
  • Why do I feel guilty when I consider setting boundaries?

Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend give you biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions, showing you how to set healthy boundaries with parents, spouses, children, friends, coworkers, and even yourself.

You'll see vital principles of boundaries at work as Drs. Cloud and Townsend take you through a day in the life of "Sherrie", first as she lives with almost no boundaries, then as she begins to apply proper boundaries with others in her life.

©2001 Henry Cloud and John Townsend; (P)2001 The Zondervan Corporation

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    NvleReader Nashville, Tunisia 12-11-15
    NvleReader Nashville, Tunisia 12-11-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Worst AUDIBLE ever just READ the book"
    What disappointed you about Boundaries?

    Mostly- the narrator. He is the worst. I actually think the content of this book is essential to healthy relationships but too many hypotheticals and random out-of-context scriptural references. I'd prefer the abridged version over the entire book.


    What other book might you compare Boundaries to and why?

    People Problems by Dr Alan Godwin - much better, in my opinion


    What didn’t you like about Dick Fredricks’s performance?

    EVERYTHING. I just finally had to stop listening. He would place strange emphasis on words and read passages in such an over-dramatic way. It was horrible. I just want someone to read it straight. If I could give NO stars I would. The audible recording is also a little annoying in that it is impossible to skip a chapter because the book chapters and the audible chapters do not correspond. If you go to the next Audible chapter, you're usually in the middle of a different number chapter from the book.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Yes helpful content


    Any additional comments?

    DO NOT BUY THIS RECORDING. JUST READ THE BOOK.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    2boyzmummy 11-27-15
    2boyzmummy 11-27-15 Member Since 2012

    Audible Junkie, listen while driving everyday, look forward to the daily deal every morning just like my morning coffee

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    "Not what the title leads you to believe"
    What would have made Boundaries better?

    I did not realize it was so heavy into Christianity - WAY TOO HEAVY. So many bible verses I thought I was in Sunday school. The title itself is not indicative of the heavy religious content. I have picked up some nuggets but I find myself tuning out to all the verses


    What didn’t you like about Dick Fredricks’s performance?

    His voice irritates me


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    Marc Gabris 10-30-15
    Marc Gabris 10-30-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Extremely Valuable Book"

    Definitely a must read! It could change your life. Don't listen to the naysayers. I'm not sure what their problem is. I doubt they finished the book!

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    Kelly 10-17-15
    Kelly 10-17-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Good content... Did not enjoy performance"

    The information covered in this book was great. I am a big fan of the authors but I did not like the narrator's delivery. Although I like his voice I found it very condescending at times. If he would have left the dramatization out it would have been much better. I had to stop listening to it. Also, I appreciate the religious component of the material but the interruptions with bible references was distracting.

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    Amazon Customer 10-15-15
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    "Excellent Help Book"

    Great for Christians who always want to help all the time but over manage their time.

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    Sheridan L Wood 08-22-15 Member Since 2015
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    " should have listened to 20 years ago "

    Loved this book. I'm sure I should redo every year. very well done easy to listen to.

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    S. Norris Lafayette, LA 08-17-15
    S. Norris Lafayette, LA 08-17-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Not worth it"

    There are only a couple of good chapters. Narration was over dramatic. Writing was distracting and unorganized.

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    Shan 07-15-15
    Shan 07-15-15
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    "Better to read than listen"

    I really did not enjoy the speaker for this book. His "voices" for the characters in the stories were agonizing to get through. His inflection, tone & all around story telling left me wanting to pull my hair out. I really wanted to absorb the information in this book yet I had a difficult time concentrating.

    My husband has the print version so I plan to read the book.

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    Galen Oklahoma City, OK, United States 07-13-15
    Galen Oklahoma City, OK, United States 07-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent book"

    This book has a lot of great ideas and suggestions and can be helpful for anyone.

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    Jennifer 06-30-15
    Jennifer 06-30-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Wow!!!"
    Would you listen to Boundaries again? Why?

    I will listen to this again, as I believe that the changes in me will be life long and I will need reminders of some of the areas I tend to "give in" on.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Boundaries?

    I always knew that I couldn't "fix" others, but also didn't realize how much of my hurts were really not the fault of others but rather my inability to recognize when my boundaries were not respected, as well as the books ability to explain "why" I lack boundaries in some areas.


    Have you listened to any of Dick Fredricks’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I'm not sure.


    What did you learn from Boundaries that you would use in your daily life?

    How to effectively establish boundaries rather than just wondering why people "walk all over me". I have tended to want to help people, but I help to the point of allowing people to use me.


    Any additional comments?

    Even if you don't think you have a boundary issue, I really recommend this book. It also explains others reactions to things and helps you realize that their responses are issue of their boundary issues. It helps to place their responses in perspective. It also helps you to be stronger when people use the "guilt" tactic on you for your personal boundaries.

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