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Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2008
This important and compassionate new book from the creator of the successful God Allows U-Turns series will help parents and grandparents of the many adult children who continue to make life painful for their loved ones.
Writing from firsthand experience, Allison identifies the lies that kept her, and ultimately her son in bondage and how she overcame them. Additional real life stories from other parents are woven through the text.
A tough love book to help readers cope with dysfunctional adult children, Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children will empower families by offering hope and healing through S.A.N.I.T.Y. a six step program to help parents regain control in their homes and in their lives.
- S = STOP Enabling, STOP Blaming Yourself, and STOP the Flow of Money
- A = Assemble a Support Group
- N = Nip Excuses in the Bud
- I = Implement Rules/Boundaries
- T = Trust Your Instincts
- Y = Yield Everything to God
Foreword by Carol Kent (When I Lay My Isaac Down)
Flien5 Stars Out Of 5Setting boundaries with your adult childrenJanuary 6, 2017FlienQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This was one of the best books on boundaries , based on biblical scriptures . Excellent. A mother's heartbreaking story of her addicted son, and how to set Godly boundaries.
Hope restored and assurance given for this singke parent.5 Stars Out Of 5Great titleApril 13, 2016Hope restored and assurance given for this singke parent.Quality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Practical and freeing information for parents about setting boundaries for adult children.
waynewlls5 Stars Out Of 5Informative Book on Tough ParentingMarch 24, 2016waynewllsQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I'm a single male parent. I thought I was trying to make up for all of the things that our son may have/would have received if my former wife and I remained married. Although, our son did not become involved in drugs or alcohol addiction, it was rampant in the family. I still raised him in a way that I enabled him in many choices. To me it's kind of weird, he is currently in his second year of graduate school for Clinical Psychology, specializing in children and adolescents. Yet, he has/does mimic the same qualities as described in this book. I have thoroughly enjoyed this book because it has helped me to become a more Christ-centered parent. It has shown me that my parenting is still not done, even though he is twenty-three (23) years old. Thank you for sharing your struggles with me and the world!
jeepAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Setting Boundaries With your Adult ChildrenNovember 1, 2014jeepAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5excellent reference for those dealing with addictions to drugs especially. i have given copies of it to many people who have commented on it's positive impact and for me also as I have been dealing with a drug addicted nephew.
My brother and sister-in-law and niece praise it for having enabled them to get "on the same tract" in managing their enabling issues with their son. They are trying to 'let go and let God " and in my opinion are better for it.
kellydCAAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5gives you a strategyJune 7, 2013kellydCAAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3IM still reading the book, the application of it will be telling about myself