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

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 142 x 213 x 19mm | 272g
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0310270456
  • 9780310270454
  • 86,859

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Teenagers! You love them to pieces ... but sometimes you feel like the pieces are falling apart Relax! 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 small Discover 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.
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About John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend is a nationally-known leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. John is the founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling, and the Townsend Leadership Program, which is a nationwide system of leadership training groups. He developed the online digital platform TownsendNOW, and the online assessment tool TPRAT. Dr. Townsend travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and helping develop leaders, their teams and their families. He and his wife, Barbi, live in Newport Beach, California, and have two sons, Ricky and Benny. Visit DrTownsend.com.
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630 ratings
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This book has been helping me a lot with my teenage daughter. Gives sound advice, and helps ME change / grow as an adult, as a parent. Highly recommended!show more
by Melinda Varhola
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