“When boundaries go unspoken, what do you think happens? We get resentful, we get pissed off, and our feelings start changing. Sometimes, the other people in our relationships can tell something is wrong, but they don’t know what. Honestly articulating our boundaries protects our relationships.” – Terri Cole
Do you have “repeat boundary offenders” in your life? People who keep doing the thing they said they wouldn’t do, even though it upsets you?
Are you tired of boundary violations, but don’t know how to get through to boundary bullies?
If you are nodding your head yes, this episode is for you
I am talking all about how to create appropriate consequences for boundary violations and how to communicate these violations effectively to the people in your life. It’s time to put a stop to this groundhog day of frustration, pain, and suffering and to be understood.
Of course, setting consequences doesn’t guarantee someone will respect our boundaries, but effective communication (as opposed to no communication) gives them a chance to.
- 04:00 Defining boundaries: Your own personal rules of engagement
- 04:50 Establishing our boundaries helps protect our sovereignty and our relationships
- 06:50 Setting limits with boundary first-timers, repeat offenders, and
- 12:15 Preparing for the challenges of setting boundaries
- 16:00 Remember that boundaries are not about control
- 22:30 An example to help you set boundaries and create consequences
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