When to Say Yes, How to Say No, to Take Control of Your Life

A New York Times bestseller!

Boundaries is the landmark book written by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend that has transformed millions of marriages, families, organizations, and individual lives. Get the book that has helped people around the world find solutions to these tough questions:

  • How do I set limits and still be a loving person?
  • What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries?
  • What does a legitimate boundary look like?
  • Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider telling someone “no”?
  • What can I do when someone wants more of my time, love, energy, or money than I’m comfortable giving?

Many people focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations. That’s why the ability to set clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. Boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Drs. Cloud and Townsend offer biblically-based answers and show how to set healthy boundaries with our spouses, children, friends, parents, co-workers, and even ourselves.

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“I consider this book Adulthood 101. Why you relate to others the way you do, what’s yours to ‘own’ and how to let go of what’s not—it’s all in here. This is my most-recommended book for young adults.”
Nicole Unice
Director of the Praxis program at Hope Church, quoted from her article, 10 Books Everyone Should Read by 25(ish) on

“As I read Boundaries, I kept fighting back the gnawing feeling that the whole trajectory of my life would have been different and better had I read this book twenty years ago.”
Bill Hybels
Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church

“I found Boundaries to be extremely helpful to me and my family. The authors illustrate real-life examples of people who have boundary issues and give practical advice on how to resolve conflicts in all relationships…parent-child, spouse-spouse, friend-friend, etc. When my children are mature enough to read and understand this book, I believe that it will be helpful for them as they prepare for adulthood and also as they begin searching for a mate. I firmly believe that this book is vital for people who desire to have godly, healthy relationships.”
Dawn S. in Pennsylvania