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Let me give you a few examples of boundaries. Dr. James Dobson, in his book Love Must Be Tough, tells of a woman who allows her husband to move his lover into their home, and she thinks she is trying to hold her marriage together. However, in reality she has failed to put a boundary around her marriage. Boundaries are emotional lines of demarcation that we place around ourselves and our family members to create a zone of safety and security. Boundaries enable us to form healthy bonds with important people in our lives. A husband who allows his mother to interfere with his marriage has not set a healthy bond of "leaving" his home, and so he cannot "cleave" to his wife (Genesis 2:24). Boundaries tell us in short where "I" leave off and "You" begin. If you want to know more about setting healthy boundaries

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