Safe People

Safe People

How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren't

eBook - 2009
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Too many of us have invested ourselves into relationships that left us deeply wounded. We've been abandoned or taken advantage of, and left with little to show for what we've given. We've lost our sense of security and personal value in the process. And what's worse, we tend to either repeat the same mistakes of judgment over and over . . . Or else lock the doors of our hearts entirely and throw away the key. Why do we choose the wrong people to get involved with? Is it possible to change? And if so, where does one begin? Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer solid guidance for making safe choices in relationships, from friendships to romance. They help identify the nurturing people we all need in our lives, as well as ones we need to learn to avoid. Safe People will help you to recognize 20 traits of relationally untrustworthy people. Discover what makes some people relationally safe, and how to avoid unhealthy entanglements. You'll learn about things within yourself that jeopardize your relational security. And you'll find out what to do and what not to do to develop a balanced, healthy approach to relationships.
Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan, 2009.
ISBN: 9780310298144
0310298148
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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BASLM
Nov 19, 2018

How courageous for these authors to tell the truth about our sin nature and our responsibilities in dealing with how we live the life God gave us. First order of business is admitting we are not safe ourselves so how can we expect others to be safe (take the log out of our own eye). Powerful insights with Scriptural underpinnings, the reader is led through the Truth of God's Word. A mighty message. Read with thoughtfulness and reflection. Highly recommended for those struggling in any kind of mess.

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Reianshitsu
Jun 09, 2017

This is a great book for anyone who wants to learn more about all levels of relationships. I learned so much from this book about myself and those I spent time with. After reading this, I bought it so that I could consult it as often as needed. I recommend especially to young people & teens.

JCLLeslieN Dec 24, 2013

Should be required reading in high school.

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