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The People Pleaser's Guide to Setting Boundaries

The People Pleaser's Guide to Setting Boundaries

Boundaries. Let’s talk about them, let’s get comfortable talking about them. When we get comfortable talking about boundaries, we get more comfortable setting boundaries.

It sounds simple, but for many of us, setting boundaries can feel uncomfortable. You see, it was also ingrained in many of us as kids that setting boundaries causes feelings to be hurt. “Give grandpa a kiss or you’ll hurt his feelings!” “Lisa asked you over for a play date, if you don’t go it will hurt her feelings.”