Setting Boundaries? for Women: Six Steps to Saying No, Taking Control, and Finding Peace

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Women who have trouble setting and enforcing appropriate boundaries with the people in their lives will find help and inspiration in the latest offering in Allison Bottke's popular Setting Boundaries series. Her six steps to SANITY are:

S...Stop your own negative behavior
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Overview

Women who have trouble setting and enforcing appropriate boundaries with the people in their lives will find help and inspiration in the latest offering in Allison Bottke's popular Setting Boundaries series. Her six steps to SANITY are:

S...Stop your own negative behavior
A...Assemble a support group
N...Nip excuses in the bud
I...Implement rules and boundaries
T....Trust your instincts
Y...Yield everything to God

Allison's new book will help women who have allowed others to overstep their boundaries, whether it's a spouse, an adult child, a boss, a parent, a neighbor or a friend. Setting Boundaries For Women is designed to inspire, empower, and equip women with the tools to transform lives.

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"Setting boundaries is a skill we must learn, relearn and continually be reminded of. Allison Bottke does a great job of providing practical skills that can quickly be implemented in our daily lives. I will be recommending it to my friends and clients."
--Georgia Shaffer, Certified Life Coach and Licensed Psychologist in PA

"I believe many women will find liberation and freedom in the pages of this book as they read it and apply it to their everyday life."
--Terry Whalin, publisher, editor, and writer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736948197
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/2013
  • Pages: 195
  • Sales rank: 701,530
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Allison Bottke is the award-winning author of the acclaimed Setting Boundaries series, which includes Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children, Setting Boundaries with Your Aging Parents, Setting Boundaries with Difficult People, Setting Boundaries with Food, Setting Boundaries for Women, and The Young Women's Guide to Setting Boundaries. She is the founder of the SANITY Support Group, an outreach based on the Setting Boundaries series (more than 150,000 sold). Her other books include the God Answers Prayers series, and she is the founder and general editor of more than a dozen volumes in the popular God Allows U-Turns anthology. She has written or edited more than 30 nonfiction and fiction books, and is a frequent guest on national radio and TV programs. Allison lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
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  • Posted September 7, 2013

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    Reviewed by Karen Pirnot for Readers' Favorite Setting Boundari

    Reviewed by Karen Pirnot for Readers' Favorite

    Setting Boundaries for Women by Allison Bottke is a wonderful primer for Christian women who feel trapped by the interpretations of women's roles in the Bible. The author provides a program which she calls SANITY: a process of trying to establish boundaries for women who adhere to outdated roles of duty to home, family and community. The SANITY program consists of catching yourself in the act of negative behaviors and then, associating with positive and supportive people. These people should encourage you not to accept excuses, but rather to engage in positive actions which are in keeping within God's guidelines for appropriate behavior while still allowing for personal growth and reinforcement. Topics discussed are those common to women who continually do more than their share around the home and in the workplace. Situations in church life are addressed as they relate to personal reinforcement and being drained by being unable to say no to those who simply do not want to do the work themselves.

    This is an easy book to read and the suggestions are both practical and totally workable. It is not a time-consuming and vigorous program; rather it is one which will feed upon itself once the initial insights are realized and put into practice. Although it is intended for Christian women, non-Christian women who find their days filled with the demands of others will also respond well to the noninvasive advice. This is one of those books that you'll want handy on your bookshelf for the next time you feel the pressure of unrealistic demands on your time and energy!

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