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An Effective Process for Setting Healthy Boundaries

An Effective Process for Setting Healthy Boundaries A guide to setting boundaries with others. By Vic LeBouthillier “You deserve to have reasonable things that are important to you.” With a small amount of support, almost anyone can learn the skills needed to succeed in establishing healthy boundaries. First, you must understand these four important things:…
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Why Are Boundaries So Difficult to Set and Maintain?

Why Are Boundaries So Difficult to Set and Maintain? Why most struggle with healthy boundaries. By Vic LeBouthillier “Our inability to create boundaries comes mostly from the lack of healthy modeling provided by our parents/caregivers when we were children.” How is it that some people have healthy boundaries, while most people struggle with them? Well,…
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What Are Boundaries & How Do They Apply to Your Life?

What Are Boundaries & How Do They Apply to Your Life? A definition of, and a self assessment for, healthy boundaries. By Vic LeBouthillier “Becoming aware of what boundaries are and learning how to implement them into your personal life reduces relationship conflicts and stress.” Social scientists divide boundaries into several categories. For the sake…
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An Introduction to Boundaries: The Imaginary Fence

An Introduction to Boundaries: The Imaginary Fence A key factor in healthy relationships and mental well-being. By Vic LeBouthillier “Boundaries are the borders separating where you end and I begin.” Like an imaginary fence, boundaries provide a sense of space and protection between us and the people around us. We can change the amount of…
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