By setting boundaries, you allow the other person to prove his trustworthiness before you let him get closer into your life.Check out our new Mobile user friendly Landing Site for a brief overview of the work of Codependency Recovery Inner Child Healing Pioneer Robert Burney - including links to his articles on websites that are user friendly on mobile devices.Boundaries can help you stay sane when everything around you is radioactive.Boundaries are a line you draw that marks the limits of your behavior and the behavior you will tolerate.“I wasn’t there for him, so I avoided setting limits with him.” Ray was talking to me about his son Brad, who had begun drinking and running with a bad crowd.However, in assuming he would solve one problem, he actually created a second problem, and now his son was worse off. A self-diagnosed workaholic, Ray had, from his own report, been too wrapped up in his career to connect adequately with his son.
They are a vital part of our being - as a component of the whole.) This is owning the feeling. By stating the feeling out loud we are affirming that we have a right to feelings.
The boundaries you set with your children will leave a life-long impact on their characters.
Boundaries affect children’s values, work ethic, the friends they choose, and even who they marry.
"The purpose of having boundaries is to protect and take care of ourselves.
We need to be able to tell other people when they are acting in ways that are not acceptable to us.