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    • Boundaries in Marriage

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dick Fredricks
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 854
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 842

    Drs. Cloud and Townsend help you understand the friction points and even the serious hurts in your marriage - and move beyond them to mutual care, respect, affirmation, and intimacy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful Tool

    • By Stephanie on 04-04-08

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Boundaries

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dick Fredricks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,675
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,084
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,067

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Changed my life

    • By Louise on 03-05-05

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren't

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dick Fredricks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 606
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 605

    The wounds inflicted by an "unsafe" person can go deep. If you've ever been in a relationship where you were used, abused, or abandoned, then Safe People is for you. It will help you make wise choices in relationships from friendships to romance. You'll discover why good people can get tangled in bad relationships. And you'll learn how to avoid repeating your own mistakes and how to pick safe, healthy people for the friends you make and the company you keep.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent analysis of Safe and Unsafe People

    • By Weedarkone on 06-14-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Boundaries with Kids

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201

    Teaching your children when to say "yes" and when to say "no" will help them gain control of their lives. In this remarkable audio guide, two leading psychologists teach parents how to raise their kids to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions. You'll learn how to set limits and still be a loving parent, bring control to an out-of-control family life, apply the 10 laws of boundaries to parenting, define legitimate boundaries for your family, and much more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way too abridged

    • By Honest Craig on 10-04-10

    Regular price: $14.82

    • The Entitlement Cure

    • Finding Success in Doing Hard Things the Right Way
    • By: Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Today we live in a culture that says, "My life should be easy and work well for me". This attitude, called entitlement, influences our most important institutions: family, business, church, and government. Its effects are devastating, contributing to relational problems, work ethic issues, and emotional struggles.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good book

    • By Galia Ismakova on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Making Small Groups Work

    • What Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know
    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    No matter what need brings a group of people together, from marriage enrichment to divorce recovery, from grief recovery to spiritual formation, members are part of a small group because they want to grow. This book by psychologists Henry Cloud and John Townsend provides small-group leaders with valuable guidance and information on how they can help their groups to grow spiritually, emotionally, and relationally.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • tough read/listen

    • By James Rios on 01-06-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Boundaries in Marriage

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    It takes two individuals to become one flesh. Only when you and your mate know and respect each other's needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves freely and lovingly to one another. Boundaries in Marriage gives you the tools you need. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, counselors and authors of the award-winning best seller Boundaries, show you: why boundaries are vital for a thriving, productive marriage; how values form the structure and architecture of marriage; and how to protect a marriage from intruders, whether other people, affairs, or personal idols. This audio guide helps you understand the friction points or serious hurts and betrayals in your marriage - and move beyond them to the mutual care, respect, affirmation, and intimacy you both long for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Stephen on 01-03-11

    Regular price: $12.54

    • Boundaries

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    Christians often focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limitations, allowing others to take advantage of their kindness. Authors Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer Biblically-based ways to take control of your life and set healthy boundaries with parents, spouses, children, friends, coworkers, and even yourself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book!

    • By Hudsonriverspeaker on 03-21-03

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Raising Great Kids

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    What does it take to raise great kids? Do you get tough? Or show acceptance? Lay down the rules? Or lighten up? In this audio guide, Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend show you how to avoid the twin extremes of permissiveness and over-control, and instead give your child the care and acceptance that make grace real to your child and the discipline and firmness that give direction. Drs. Cloud and Townsend provide you with important parenting advice that will help you reach middle-ground in the way you raise your kids.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clinical psychologists input plus God's principles

    • By kalonji on 03-22-12

    Regular price: $10.26

    • Boundaries in Dating

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Between singleness and marriage lies the journey of dating. Want to make your road as smooth as possible? Set and maintain healthy boundaries, boundaries that will help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Manuel on 02-15-06

    Regular price: $14.82

    • Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren't

    • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Relationships, whether friendships or romances, can be painful when we repeatedly choose the wrong people to get involved with. Safe People offers solid, Bible-centered guidance for making safe choices in relationships, helping us identify the nurturing people we need in our lives as well as the people we must learn to avoid. The award-winning authors analyze 20 traits of "unsafe people," what makes people trustworthy, issues within ourselves that jeopardize relationships, and ways to avoid unhealthy entanglements. Learning the lessons of Safe People will not only enable you to protect your own heart; it will also teach you how to become the kind of safe person others need in their lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • not complete

    • By Rancy on 02-19-07

    Regular price: $21.67

    • How to Be a Best Friend Forever

    • Making and Keeping Lifetime Relationships
    • By: Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    Our world has diluted the meaning of friendship, but the reality is, there’s nothing like the sustaining strength of true-blue, forever friends. Still, many people are convinced that they’ll never find such lifelong connections—or that they don’t need them. In this encouraging audio book, best-selling author and psychologist John Townsend delivers hope and help for making these relationships a reality—and for making them even better if you’ve already got a “bestie.”

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Met me where my need is

    • By Phil on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $15.99

    • Leadership Beyond Reason

    • How Great Leaders Succeed by Harnessing the Power of Their Values, Feelings, and Intuition
    • By: Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Leaders at the forefront of society - executives, business owners, managers, and influencers - are constantly pressured to respond to the available research, analysis, and other linear sources of information in order to make critical decisions. But if you rely only on external data and fail to harness the power of your own subjective experience, you lose access to a great value toward your goals and outcomes.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ugh!

    • By John Cauley on 03-13-17

    Regular price: $18.19