Healthy Boundaries — Part 2: What do Healthy Boundaries Look Like? — GROW Counseling

One of the treatment manuals we use when working with Substance Abuse & PTSD titled Seeking Safety by Lisa M. Najavits gives a more in depth picture of what healthy boundaries look like:

  1. Boundary problems are a misdirected attempt to be loved. By “giving all” to people, you are trying to win them over; instead, you teach them to exploit you. By isolating from others, you may be trying to protect yourself, but then don’t obtain the support you need.

Part 1 of this series can be found here!

Written by: Betty Gebhardt

Originally published at https://growcounseling.com on August 18, 2020.

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