Both doctors break down nearly every aspect of relationships to paint a picture of what a healthy, thriving romantic relationship looks like.
They do this from the stage of being single all the way until what it looks like when you’re getting serious with someone.
Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful, manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God's will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator -- Often, Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations.
A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins. Gal (NIV): “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” = Responsibility TO one another.
There are some fundamentals in here about how your partner needs to treat you and what kind of partner (and just what kind of person) you should be to be at your best.
Some chapters are more obvious than others and seem like filler common sense, but everyone has different experiences and common sense isn’t always common to everyone.
Rules for Romance That Can Help You Find the Love of Your Life Between singleness and marriage lies the journey of dating. Set and maintain healthy boundaries that will help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control.
If many of your dating experiences have been difficult, Boundaries in Dating will revolutionize the way you handle relationships.
They guard our treasures so people will not steal them. He defines and takes responsibility for His personality by telling us what He thinks, feels, plans, allows, will not allow, likes, and dislikes.