When most people think about emotional boundaries, they think about making sure other people don’t exploit them. They think about knowing how and when to say “no.”
This way of thinking about boundaries is important, and it partly addresses one kind of boundary problem – the problem of weak personal boundaries.
But there is another kind of psychological boundary problem, too – the problem of rigid personal boundaries.
If you’re not sure whether you have one of these boundary problems, keep reading, because both types reek havoc on relationship happiness.
This post will help you determine – with just one simple question – if you have an emotional boundary problem that is getting in the way of your sense of joy and connection with others.
And if so, it will help you fix it to develop highly effective personal boundaries that ensure your relationships will be nourishing and wonderful! [Read more…]