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How Setting Boundaries Can Actually Help You Get Closer To People

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Boundaries in Relationships and Stress

Boundaries can be described as how emotionally close you let people get to you. They are also where you draw the line within a relationship. They say how much you are willing to give or take before requiring that things change or deciding to call it quits.

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When you don’t set boundaries on what you will say yes and no to, you can easily take on more responsibilities than you are comfortable with just to please others. This is called rejection sensitivity and can add stress as you try to navigate a lifestyle that is too busy for your...

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When you continue to say yes to things that would be better addressed with a no, you might start to feel angry or resentful. It may seem as if others are taking advantage of you or that you are being expected to give too much.

This can lead you to close yourself off and al...

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When you feel like the give and take in a relationship is out of balance, this can create conflict. Conflict often leads to stress, which can not only hurt your relationship further, but can also harm your physical health.

Every relationship experiences some level of conflict or disagreeme...

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A common misperception about personal boundaries is that keeping everyone in your life at arm’s length is the same as having strong, healthy boundaries—that you can't let others in if you want to be happy. This isn't exactly true.

Allowing others to get close to you (in a ...

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