Boundaries are often thought of as something abrupt or harsh, or maybe a thing that must be said out loud, or that by implementing boundaries it means we are saying we don’t like or care about someone.
When you consider boundaries in this way, it
A boundary is basically a circle that you draw around yourself that marks your safe space.
For some people and situations, the circle becomes tiny, almost non-existent, and you still feel good about it. For other people and situations, the circle needs to be massive.