Boundaries for dating couples
Also, think about the people you surround yourself with, she said. For instance, if your workday is eight hours a day, but your co-workers stay at least 10 to 11, “there’s an implicit expectation to go above and beyond” at work, Gionta said.
It can be challenging being the only one or one of a few trying to maintain healthy boundaries, she said.
Usually, this is the case if people are similar in their communication styles, views, personalities and general approach to life, Gionta said.
God designed the two to always be paired together, so knowing how much romance to engage in when the commitment is limited is tricky.
Dating by definition and design is somewhere in between friendship and marriage, therefore Christian guys and girls are always trying to navigate the confusion which is always produced by romance without commitment.
We might feel guilty by speaking up or saying no to a family member.
Many believe that they should be able to cope with a situation or say yes because they’re a good daughter or son, even though they “feel drained or taken advantage of.” We might wonder if we even deserve to have boundaries in the first place.