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The 2 Main Differences Between Boundaries and Requests

The 2 Main Differences Between Boundaries and Requests

There are two main misconceptions about boundaries. The first is that a boundary is a punishment.  Now that you’ve gone and done this terrible, awful thing to me, my only option is to punish you for your actions by enforcing a boundary. The second is that a boundary is something I force you to do.  “You will not speak to me in that tone of voice”, or “You will not continue to disrespect the family in this way.”

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