Lying in bed, Sherrie couldn’t tell which was greater, her loneliness or her exhaustion. She has no clue about healthy emotional boundaries.
Learning where we end and others begin takes practice. Creating healthy boundaries and setting our limits with others takes courage.
If you have difficulty saying no, override your needs to please others, or are bothered by someone who is demanding, controlling, criticizing, pushy, abusive, invasive, pleading, or even smothering you with kindness, it’s your responsibility to speak-up. To create boundaries through healing one needs to understand what co-dependence is