I’ll admit I am incredibly naïve. I joke that I’m always so busy looking out after myself that I don’t notice other people and their ill intent. In fact, I’m not really joking. I genuinely believe that our “normal balance” is focusing on ourselves and looking out for number one. That’s where keeping your emotional boundaries with co-workers if important.
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I recently sent this letter to a new suitor. I entered into this relationship against my better judgment. Turns out, my instinct was right.
I found myself reverting to old patterns and allowing him to breach each emotional boundary I had established. I am ashamed to admit it but my emotional autonomy was being eroded and many of my emotional dependency issues began to arise.
I began to recognize some familiar head games and could see the mental abuse going on. My A$$ was getting handed to me and I felt like I was spiraling into an emotional depression. I felt like retreating. I knew I had to do something to salvage all the good work I had done over the past 6 months. I resolved to quietly end things on my terms.