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Tips for finding our boundary-setting voice

Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST
  • From being aware of ourselves to learning to be firm and consistent, here are a few tips for finding our boundary-setting voice.
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In any kind of relationship, it is important to set healthy boundaries. We should also ensure that we explain the relevance and significance of those boundaries to the other person. However, finding the boundary-setting voice requires a lot of work on our part. "Finding your boundary-setting voice isn't always easy, but it's not as hard as living without boundaries, trust me," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig. Here are a few tips for finding our boundary-setting voice.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST

In any kind of relationship, it is important to set healthy boundaries. We should also ensure that we explain the relevance and significance of those boundaries to the other person. However, finding the boundary-setting voice requires a lot of work on our part. "Finding your boundary-setting voice isn't always easy, but it's not as hard as living without boundaries, trust me," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig. Here are a few tips for finding our boundary-setting voice.(Unsplash)

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The first step is to know ourselves. Becoming more aware of our needs helps in knowing the boundaries that we need for ourselves. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST

The first step is to know ourselves. Becoming more aware of our needs helps in knowing the boundaries that we need for ourselves. (Unsplash)

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We need to identify the boundaries we need and set the boundaries accordingly. Making a list of things we can deal with and things that are a no-no for us helps in having more clarity. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST

We need to identify the boundaries we need and set the boundaries accordingly. Making a list of things we can deal with and things that are a no-no for us helps in having more clarity. (Unsplash)

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Instead of complaining and being negative, we should be assertive in our approach in setting boundaries. This will help us to find better solutions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST

Instead of complaining and being negative, we should be assertive in our approach in setting boundaries. This will help us to find better solutions. (Unsplash)

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We should use I statements to let the other person know what we need to feel respected and valued. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST

We should use I statements to let the other person know what we need to feel respected and valued. (Unsplash)

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Setting boundaries demands us to be consistent and firm with our decisions. We should hold our ground and be strict about it.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST

Setting boundaries demands us to be consistent and firm with our decisions. We should hold our ground and be strict about it.(Unsplash)

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