In the end, that is the whole premise of self-care. To take care of yourself. To understand what you need and be able to ask for it. Getting it may be something different, but the asking is important. Wanting to better understand boundaries and self-care, of course, I Googled it. Here is the last part of an article I found on the subject. How can you begin to … [Read more...] about Why am I feeling so guilty for setting boundaries?
It’s not a lot to ask for, just a little space. Yes, I still want to be a part of your life. And yes, I care about you. But I need my space, too. It sounds selfish when I say it out loud. Even thinking I must sometimes say no is not in my DNA. I have been programmed from an early age to say yes. If you ask me to jump, often it is not just yes, but “how high.” That … [Read more...] about A Little Slack in the Chain