#MythsInRelationships: Boundaries & Gender Roles
What Are Boundaries Anyway
#Boundaries are rules we put in place to protect ourselves. Everyone has different boundaries. Do you have an example of a #healthy boundary?
Myth: U can't love me if u have boundaries
While boundaries get perceived as a negative, they r at the foundation of any #relationship. Having a boundary tells people how to love you. Don't let others guilt u into dropping ur boundaries.
Truth: Boundaries Teach People How to Love You.
It's up to u to tell others what u need from them. Figure out what u NEED from ur relationships & clearly communicate them. It's ur partner's responsibility to listen & to communicate theirs as well.
Myth: I don't need 2 respect boundaries.
Truth: #Boundaries r tailored 2 r own experiences/needs.
We may think we don’t need to respect differing boundaries b/c we don’t understand someone else’s.
Recapping this week, boundaries are the meat & potatoes of all #relationships. They communicate our needs & tell people how we want to be treated. You get to draw your own line of what’s okay & not okay.