“Your job as a grown up is to set the boundaries that work for you in your adult life.” – Terri Cole
Do you ever have difficulty drawing boundaries with your parents?
It doesn’t matter if you are 18 or 88. Are your parents intrusive, automatic advice givers, calling you more than they should, or wanting to spend every holiday and vacation together?
If so, it sounds like it’s time to learn how to instill healthy boundaries with your parents.
And look, I get it – not everyone has this problem, but if you do then this episode is for you.
In today’s podcast, I am walking you through difficulties you may have regarding boundaries with parents, how you can set them successfully, and the benefits you’re adding to your life by doing so.
- 03:01 Why is it hard to set boundaries with parents?
- 03:41 Why returning home can lead to regressing back to a childlike state
- 04:46 Reasons parents struggle with you growing up
- 07:01 Perennial parents don’t work & here’s why
- 11:19 The problem of being ‘friends’ with your child or their friends
- 14:50 Examples of disordered boundaries with parent/child
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