Why do people cringe at the suggestion of setting a boundary? So many people respond with, “I don’t like confrontation” when I suggest a boundary.
Setting boundaries is tough to do if we were not modeled healthy boundaries growing up. Even if we came from a pretty healthy family, few people grew up with healthy boundary modeling.
In today’s show, I talk about what boundaries are, how to set them, examples of healthy versus unhealthy boundaries and the four key steps and “how to’s” to setting healthy boundaries.
I also discuss what to do when boundaries “backfire” and we are met with being upset or anger from another at our simple request.
I end with a few takeaways of what boundaries are and are not and what to do if you are in a toxic or even abusive relationship.
Boundaries are a necessary part of our lives and a key to healthy relationships. This show is filled with the right tools and tips to help you to start better taking care of yourself and learning how to set a simple request and teaching other people how to treat you.
OTHER RELEVANT ADULT CHAIR PODCASTS
Episode 160: Boundaries and Defenses
Episode 26: Boundaries versus Confrontation
Episode 80: How do I feel my Emotions
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