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Setting Boundaries Is an Act of Self-Respect

Setting Boundaries, hands apartEstablishing healthy relationships means establishing healthy boundaries and clear and respectful guidelines for how we want to be treated by others.

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If you’ve ever been to therapy or read self-help books, you are likely to have come across the term, “setting boundaries”. In the past, I would skim over those words or nod my head in agreement with my therapist without giving this idea much thought. It wasn’t until I found myself exhausted from pouring so much of myself into

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