Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children: Six Steps to Hope and Healing for Struggling Parents (Paperback)
Finally...Hope for Parents in PainWhat parent doesn't want their children to grow up to be happy, responsible adults? Yet despite parents' best efforts, most heartfelt prayers, and most loving environments, some kids never successfully make the transition to independently functioning adulthood. Following her own journey, Allison Bottke developed a tough-love approach to parenting adult children that helps both you and your child by focusing on setting you free from the repeated pain of your adult child's broken promises, lies, and deception. Setting Boundaries(R) with Your Adult Children offers practical hope and healing through S.A.N.I.T.Y.--a six-step program to help parents regain control in their homes and their lives.
- S = STOP Enabling, STOP Blaming Yourself, and STOP the Flow of Money
- A = Assemble a Support Group
- N = Nip Excuses in the Bud
- I = Implement Rules/Boundaries
- T = Trust Your Instincts
- Y = Yield Everything to God
As you love your child with arms and heart wide open, know that no matter what happens you are never alone. God is in control and will be with you.
Allison Bottke is the award-winning author of the acclaimed Setting Boundaries(R) series, including Setting Boundaries(R) with Difficult People, Setting Boundaries(R) for Women, and How to Connect with Your Troubled Adult Children. She is the founder of SANITY Support, an outreach based on the 6-steps to SANITY featured in the series. Allison lives in the DFW Metroplex area. AllisonBottke.com AwardsWinner of the Selah Award for Best Book of the Year for Setting Boundaries with Food in 2013