They allow us to separate who we are, and what we think and feel, from the thoughts and feelings of others.
We must recognize that each of us is a unique individual with distinct emotions, needs and preferences.
I know many others whom have read this, and would agree!
Learning to set healthy personal boundaries is necessary for maintaining a positive self-concept, or self-image.
When confronted with their lack of boundaries, they ask: - Can I set limits and still be a loving person? - What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries? John Townsend offer biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions, showing us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves.
- How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? - Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries? I wished I had known of this book in 1992 and had read it then!