Boundaries for the Holidays

Discover 3 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays and Keep Your Family From Driving You Crazy



Gain immediate access to our FREE eBook, Boundaries for the Holidays, written by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, co-authors of the bestselling book, Boundaries.

This resource is filled with advice and answers to help you overcome relationship issues that almost every family encounters during the holiday season.

You will learn how to:

  1. Confidently voice your thoughts and decisions when planning and attending family gatherings.
  2. Deal with awkward relatives or unpleasant behavior.
  3. Set beneficial boundaries when your family gets too close for comfort.

The holidays are meant to be a joyous time that includes parties, vacation from work, and family fellowship. For many people, though, the holidays bring uncomfortable conflict and unpleasant conversations that strain relationships. This nine-page resource is designed to help you navigate these situations and maintain your peace and joy.


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Get the FREE eBOOK with answers to make your family gatherings more meaningful and less stressful this holiday season

As Drs. Cloud and Townsend say:

cloud-TownsendWhen you were born, God placed you into a family for a season of time to help you grow into a mature adult. At some point this season ends, and your relationship with your family changes from child-to-parent to adult-to-adult. The roles change from dependency and authority to mutuality. While you are to respect and care for your parents, you are no longer under their protection and tutelage. Children are to obey parents, while adult children are to love and honor them. Therefore, situations will occur where you need to make a decision apart from your family with which they may not agree. But, as you and your family give the mutual freedom to make your own choices, genuine love can be expressed that works to strengthen your relationship.

The holidays create situations where you may need to set boundaries with family members who don’t understand how their behavior affects you. With Boundaries for the Holidays, you will be equipped to make wise decisions that ultimately brings your family closer together.

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Don’t just take our word for it! Read what reviewers are saying about the Boundaries material:

bill hybelsAs 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, WillowCreekCommunityChurch


dave ramsey“I have recommended the book, Boundaries, to my radio show listeners about ten times a week for the past two decades.”

Dave Ramsey, New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio host



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