Boundaries


Thoughts. Musings. Electrical Synapses.

“One of the first signs that you’re beginning to develop boundaries is a sense of resentment, frustration, or anger at the subtle and not-so-subtle violations in your life. Just as radar signals the approach of a foreign missile, your anger can alert you to boundary violations in your life.”

– Henry Cloud

Those of us with BPD often struggle with being able to say no to some things or put an end to them, even when they’re harming us. One of the causes for this could be that our personal boundaries weren’t respected from an early age, before we could understand what consent was, therefore making that line extremely blurry and confusing. Another one could be that we feel so damaged, we can’t tell what is healthy from what isn’t. Sometimes, we sabotage ourselves so many times with our impulsive behaviors that we don’t know when and where to stop…

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