Many people suffer unnecessary stress when they fall victim to the biggest boundary-setting mistakes. If you are built sensitive, this common challenge can create serious problems. When you chronically squelch your needs to avoid overt confrontations with others, you feel powerless, and chronic powerlessness leads to internalized rage or its flip side, depression.
In short, this is a topic we ignore at our risk.
Is it possible to take care of yourself and stick up for your own needs without feeling like a “bad cop?” Yes! To do it, you need an understanding of the key characteristics of “clean” boundaries, and you need examples to get the “feel” of a good boundary, and you need to practice. In this 10-minute video, I’ll give you the information you need to get started: