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Reinforcing your boundaries with difficult people: Here are 5 steps to do it; explains therapist

Published on Mar 11, 2024 04:56 PM IST

  • From avoiding explanations to stating consequences, here are a few ways to reinforce boundaries with persistent people.

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Published on Mar 11, 2024 04:56 PM IST

Boundaries are extremely essential in every kind of relationship. However, when we deal with persistent or difficult people, it becomes very challenging to keep setting boundaries. “In relationships where we know there is a high chance that our boundaries will lead to conflict or tension, many of us feel the need to explain ourselves. It’s natural because it hurts to be misunderstood, and we hope that by providing a good enough explanation, we can turn the situation around,” wrote Therapist Klara Kernig.(Pexels)

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Persistent people often have tendencies of finding holes in our explanations of setting boundaries. Hence it is important to keep it short. (Unsplash)
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Persistent people often have tendencies of finding holes in our explanations of setting boundaries. Hence it is important to keep it short. (Unsplash)

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When difficult people keep on persisting why they do not need to follow the boundaries that we have set, we should just repeat our boundaries. (Unsplash)
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When difficult people keep on persisting why they do not need to follow the boundaries that we have set, we should just repeat our boundaries. (Unsplash)

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We need to stop being available all the time. We can limit our availability for the ones who do not understand the importance of our boundaries. (Unsplash)
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We need to stop being available all the time. We can limit our availability for the ones who do not understand the importance of our boundaries. (Unsplash)

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It is very important to pamper ourselves and engage in self-care routines to keep ourselves calm, relaxed and happy. (Unsplash)
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It is very important to pamper ourselves and engage in self-care routines to keep ourselves calm, relaxed and happy. (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)
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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)

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