- 2018 19 Sep
There is little more challenging than trying to please others. Undoubtedly you’ve noticed that most people have opinions and many aren’t afraid to share it with us. They have opinions about where we should live, how we should live and even with whom we should live. If we’re not careful, these mental intrusions can create inner chaos. We confuse outer voices with our true desires and wishes. We begin to doubt ourselves. Be careful to set healthy boundaries so that people know when they can, and cannot, share their opinions about our lives. My suggestion is that others do this by invitation only.
Dr. David Hawkins, MBA, MSW, MA, PhD, is a Christian Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Marriage Recovery Center. He has helped bring healing to thousands of marriages and individuals and is passionate about working with couples in crisis. If you need help, please reach out to his Client Care Team at 206.219.0145 or through their website. Dr. Hawkins is also a speaker & trainer for the American Association of Christian Counselors and is a best-selling author of over thirty books including Never Fight Again, Gauranteed and When Loving Him is Hurting You. He has two grown sons, is happily married to Christie Hawkins, and lives on Bainbridge Island, outside Seattle, WA.