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The Courage to Set Boundaries - Ep. 23

October 06, 2020
00:00 31:08
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We won’t experience the relational health and intimacy our hearts crave until we learn how to set and maintain healthy boundaries. We’re afraid, if we set boundaries, we’ll hurt those we love, will damage a relationship irreparably, or will cause the other person to retaliate. In this episode, author and counselor Tanya Glazman shares her insights regarding a number of fears many of us face along with tools that can help us move forward in freedom and increased relational health.

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Suggested Resources:
Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Thriving With Chronic Illness Podcast: Setting Boundaries Part 1:
Thriving With Chronic Illness Podcast: Setting Boundaries Part 2:

Group Discussion Questions:

1. What makes setting and maintaining healthy boundaries most challenging for you?
2. When has failure to set boundaries led to relational harm?
3. When has failure to set boundaries led you to feel increased emotional distress?
4. Love without truth is dangerous. When have you seen this to be true?
5. Truth without love is often destructive. When have you seen this to be true?
6. Consider a challenging relationship. In what ways, if any, is a lack of truth to blame?
7. What is one step God might be asking you to take in that relationship?

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Jennifer Slattery, founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, is a multi-published author, national speaker, and speaking coach passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. She is a host on Your Daily Bible Verse and Faith Over Fear. Find her online at
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