Boundaries With Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No by John TownsendBoundaries With Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No by John Townsend

Boundaries With Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No

byJohn Townsend

Paperback | February 13, 2006

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Teenagers!You love them to pieces . but sometimes you feel like the pieces are falling apartRelax! Your sanity will survive these rocky teenage years, and so will your teens-provided you set healthy boundaries that work to their benefit and yours. Boundaries with Teens shows you how.From bestselling author and counselor Dr. John Townsend, here is the expert insight and guidance you need to help your teens take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions and gain a deeper appreciation and respect both for you and for themselves.With wisdom and empathy, Dr. Townsend, a father of two teens himself, applies biblically based principles for the challenging task of guiding your children through the teen years. He shows you how to:. deal with disrespectful attitudes and impossible behavior in your teen. set healthy limits and realistic consequences. be loving and caring while establishing rules. determine specific strategies to deal with problems both big and smallDiscover how your teenager thinks. Learn how to apply biblical principles to specific problems. Boundaries with Teens can help you establish wise and loving limits that make a positive difference in your adolescent, in the rest of your family, and in you.
Dr. John Townsend is a leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. He has written twenty-seven books, selling 10 million copies, including the three million-selling Boundaries series. John is founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling and conducts the Townsend Leadership program. He ...
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Title:Boundaries With Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say NoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.4 × 5.6 × 0.75 inPublished:February 13, 2006Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310270456

ISBN - 13:9780310270454

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as good as Boundaries in Marriage I read Boundaries in Marriage many years ago, and loved it. It helped me to identify the abuse I was experiencing in my marriage and I will never forget some of the lessons it taught me. Maybe it's because of that that I found this book to be only so-so. I found that the advice was pretty common sense, and not really helpful in my situation. Unfortunately, my daughter has inherited a lot of her father's traits/disorders and so dealing with her is a lot trickier than I think this book expects most teens to be. I did appreciate the one lesson, given early on in the book, to not just give up and wait til they move out, but to try to keep in mind that the lessons and discipline/boundaries you try to instill now will some day be of more benefit to them than giving up and doing nothing would be. I've recently been recommended another book, Stop Walking on Eggshells, which I think might be better suited to our situation.
Date published: 2017-03-22