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Setting Boundaries with Your Aging Parents: Finding Balance Between Burnout and Respect

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This important book from the author of Setting Boundaries? with Your Adult Children (more than 40,000 sold) will help adult children who long for a better relationship with their parents but feel trapped in a never-ending cycle of chaos, crisis, or drama.

With keen insight and a passion to empower adult children, Allison charts a trustworthy roadmap through the often unfami
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Harvest House Publishers (first published 2010)
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Stacy
The author quotes from several different books, but wrote this in a way that is helpful and relevant for those in this particular situation.
Judy
May 28, 2011 rated it really liked it
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Very helpful, and I need some help. But there is a middle ground between a wonderful relationship and a toxic one. I guess if one is as stressed as I am, the leaning is toward toxic.

page 33: "The parents who were allowing their son to supplement their income while they were giving financial support to their drug-addicted daughter clearly had their own enabling issues. These parents all had choices, and as adults, they need to remain accountable for those choices...Are we as adult children respon
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Way to much God speech in this book. Every other page is scripture and relying on God to solve all the problems of the world. Not impressed.
Julie
May 14, 2010 rated it liked it
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This just wasn't the book for me. I felt that the author spent a great deal of time quoting from other authors. I had read most of the other books so I really didn't learn anything new. However, if this is your first self-help book dealing with people, the SANITY steps might be helpful to you.
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