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How Do I Set Boundaries?
The 10 Best Books on How to Set Boundaries
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1. Beyond Boundaries
- Reinstate closeness appropriately with someone who broke your trust
- Discern when true change has occurred
- Reestablish appropriate connections in strained relationships
- Create a safe environment that helps you trust
- Restore former relationships to a healthy dynamic
- Learn to engage and be vulnerable in a new relationship as well
2. Boundary Boss
- How to recognize when your boundaries have been violated and what to do next
- How your unique “Boundary Blueprint” is unconsciously driving your boundary behaviors and strategies to redesign it
- Powerful boundary scripts so at the moment you will know what to say
- How to manage “Boundary Destroyers”―including emotional manipulators, narcissists, and other toxic personalities
- Where you fall on the spectrum of codependency and how to create healthy, balanced relationships
3. I Do Boundaries
4. Better Boundaries
5. Boundary power
- clear definition of all boundaries as they relate to you relationally, spiritually, physically, sexually, and emotionally
- where you learn boundaries, the different kinds of boundaries, and the types of people with boundary problems
- key questions to help you discover your own boundary problems
- exercises that will help you resolve losses associated with abuses
- exercises that will help you set clear healthy boundaries in all your relationships
6. Where to draw the line
7. Boundaries workbook
- Why do I feel guilty about setting clear boundaries?
- What if the boundaries I set hurt the other person?
- Why is it difficult for me to hear no from others?
- What are examples of legitimate boundaries I can set at work and at home?
- How can I have good boundaries online and with social media?
- Can I stay connected while still setting boundaries with my phone?
- Can I set limits and still be a loving person?
- What are legitimate boundaries?
- How do I effectively manage my digital life so that it doesn't control me?
- What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries?
- 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?
- How do boundaries relate to mutual submission within marriage?
- Aren’t boundaries selfish?
9. Dodging Energy Vampires
10. The Power of No
Honorable Mentions: Best Books on How to Set Boundaries
- Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty… And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself by Dr. Aziz Gazipura
- When I Say No, I Feel Guilty by Manuel J. Smith
- The Disease To Please: Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome by Harriet B. Braiker
- The Art Of Saying NO: How To Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time And Energy, And Refuse To Be Taken For Granted (Without Feeling Guilty!) by Damon Zahariades
- The Power of a Positive No: Save The Deal Save The Relationship and Still Say No by William Ury
- Understanding Codependency, Updated and Expanded: The Science Behind It and How to Break the Cycle by Dr. Joseph Cruse MD, Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse
- The Better Boundaries Workbook: A CBT-Based Program to Help You Set Limits, Express Your Needs, and Create Healthy Relationships by Sharon Martin MSW LCSW
FAQ: Best Books on How to Set Boundaries
Q: What is a boundary and why is it important to set them?
Q: How do I know if I need to set a boundary?
Q: What are some common types of boundaries that people set?
Q: How do I set a boundary?
Q: What are some good books on setting boundaries?
Q: How can setting boundaries improve my relationships?
Q: What are some common boundaries that people struggle to set?
Q: What is the difference between setting a boundary and being controlling?
Q: How can I set a boundary if I am afraid of rejection or conflict?
Q: How can I teach my children to set boundaries?
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