You cannot be a success in life if you cannot build healthy relationships. The key to successful relationships is a good fence. Robert Frost said "good fences make good neighbours" and he is right - in this series, learn how relationships work, learn how to make and keep friends, and learn how to deal with those people who will never be friendly to you. This series will help you with wives, husbands, fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, friends, co-workers - in fact, any relationship you have.
1. WHAT'S A FENCE?
The key to successful relationships is good fences. Understanding what a fence is and how it works in a relationship could save your marriage, help you make friends and help you with parenting. This message is the introduction to this topic and will show you how to build healthy fences in your life and how to stop your life and emotions careering out of control.
2. FENCES AND WALLS AND GATES AND TANKS
Some people can't say "yes", others can't say "no". Some people never listen to a "no", others can't hear a "yes". The patterns that govern our ability to say no and yes, and to respect them in others come from childhood. In this message, Benjamin outlines the 4 steps for successful parenting and what to do if, as an adult, your parents haven't built the right skills in you to build healthy relationships through healthy fences. Though of major help to parents, this message will encourage and inspire anyone!
3. 10 RULES ABOUT FENCES YOU SHOULD KNOW
We are learning that saying "no" to others and taking responsibility for your own life, feelings and actions is the key to a healthy life and healthy relationships. We call that building a fence. In this message, Benjamin gives you 10 keys on how to successfully build healthy relationships that will last, and prevent you from being controlled and manipulated.
4. FENCES AND FAMILY
How do we stop in-laws becoming out-laws? How do we honour our parents when are parents ourselves now? How do we maintain healthy relationships with those closest to us? In this message, Benjamin talks about family relationships and how to maintain them and how to apply all the rules we have looked at in the last few weeks.