Another excellent article from Men Heal


Do you ever feel people are walking on you? If so you might have a problem with boundaries.

There are other people’s boundaries and yours. The skill is to recognise where a boundary edge might be, and then to skillfully communicate this boundary to others.

An example of a boundary might be wanting to be told if a friend is visiting your house before they arrive. As you can see people’s boundaries can differ. Some people might enjoy people just turning up at their house.

If a boundary is trounced we often feel violated or agitated. There are three main reasons why your boundaries may be in jeopardy regularly:

1. You are unaware of your boundaries
2. You are ineffective at communicating your boundaries to others
3. You have skillfully told the person in question but they don’t care


1. Develop awareness of your boundaries. This is mostly a…

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