© and (P) Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
-very good information, but I had no idea it was not complete from the book. I wanted to use it for recovery group discussion along with the workbook and it was difficult if not impossible.
I have the book and needed to read it for an assignment. I purchased the audible and was surprised that it was not every word, but did have the main points.
I bought this audiobook on a hunch I might need to work on myself in this area. Wow! I didn't realize just how much I struggle with character discernment. Great book, very practical, logical and well written. Cloud and Townsend are excellent authors. There's so much good material here I may have to order the hard copy to study it again. I highly recommend this book.
I think this should be a required reading for every person entering High School. I found it amazingly effective and one that could very well save the pain of being with unsafe people. I purchased the book and the workbook so that I can educate my children to save them some heart ache along the way.
Empirical pain via the hard knocks of life has taught me a few things about myself. Two failed marriages and in a dying third, I now have substantial context and Scriptures to try to save my marriage with better tools and understanding. The authors' BOUNDARIES IN MARRIAGE book was equally helpful.
I was educated into oblivion but have overcome it and am having a wonderful life
Yes. I never read the print version. I'm so glad it's on audible. So very helpful to me as I live my life
Helps me to develop the discernment I need
Teaches me to become a Safe Person.
It's beneficial for me to be able to listen as I have more processing freedom.
There is nothing I did like about this book.
Drs. Cloud and Townsend were careful to be articulate and clear in their performance of the material in the book.
The idea that I will remember from this book is the significance of emotional safety among us.
I am highly recommend this book to better understand relationship dynamics and to help become a safe person for others and to be able to identify what a safe person looks like.
Dale R Dreher
better than the old classic CoDependent no more, this book is so well written and presented. I really identifies who to watch out for in our lives, who to give creedance to and who to ignore as irrelevant. Now I know better when to keep my mouth shut, around Unsafe people, who are closer to me than I thought.
CoDependent no more. Deals with our very close interactions with people in our inner circle and how to protect ourselves from them.
Very nice reading by the author.
They are Right Next to You, Watch Out!
Very good opportunity for a wake up call, more clarity and solid guidelines for deciding who to trust. Every MFT, counselor, therapist should have a few copies of this book on their office shelves.
"Excellent Christian Guide To Help In Relationships"
In a nut shell it's important to identify people who are going to help you grow into the person God wants you to be. The book helps one identify safe and unsafe traits in people. Ultimately safe people produce good fruit in your relationships, and unsafe people the opposite. This book is not only for so called 'good' people to avoid 'bad' people, but also 'bad' people to identify their destructive traits and become good people. Excellent book, but one does need to be a christian to appreciate, in that, non christian could get wound up by this book. For me this was a God send.
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