Why Nice People Cannot Set Boundaries

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I was talking to an ex some time ago and expressed how important boundaries were in a relationship. I even admitted that I didn’t enforce my own when we were together but now they’re firmly in place.

She didn’t like that. To her the word “boundaries” meant that she couldn’t do certain things (to which I interpreted to mean that she couldn’t get away with certain things) and that there are…