Boundaries: When to Say YES; When to Say NO to Take Control of Your Life - Boundaries and your Children Summary & Analysis

Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
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Boundaries and your Children Summary and Analysis

According to this book, the most crucial boundaries of one's life develop in childhood. Boundaries enforced in childhood, whether good or bad, will influence one's character, schooling, friends, career, and values. Furthermore, God chose the family structure to establish these boundaries.

One of the most important things children need to learn in establishing boundaries is what is and what is not their responsibility. Like many aspects of life, teaching these principles early proves much easier than trying to repair unhealthy boundaries later in life. Furthermore, responsibility and boundaries create autonomy in children.

Proper discipline is also key in teaching healthy boundaries. Children learn that their actions produce consequences. A truly loving parent will allow his/her child to suffer the appropriate consequences for their actions, like how that child will experience consequences in adulthood. The...

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