Synopses & Reviews
In this exciting new book, Townsend gives important keys for establishing healthy boundaries--the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for teens and the adults in their lives. The book offers help in raising teens to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.
The teen years?relationships, peer pressure, school, dating, character. To help teenagers grow into healthy adults, parents and youth workers need to teach them how to take responsibility for their behavior, their values, and their lives. The coauthor of the Gold Medallion Award-winning book Boundaries and the father of two teenage boys brings his biblically-based principles to bear on the challenging task of the teen years, showing parents:
How to bring control to an out-of-control family life
How to set limits and still be loving parents
How to define legitimate boundaries for the family
How to instill in teens a godly character
In this exciting new book, Dr. Townsend gives important keys for establishing healthy boundaries?the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for teens and the adults in their lives. The book offers help in raising your teens to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.
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."