Category boundaries are not walls to keep people out
A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior, and often child neglect or abuse on the part of individual parents occur continually and regularly, leading other members to accommodate such actions.
As a “mature” woman now I can tell you that you are raising children to be adults in the very near future.
Try as you will, you can’t change another person. We say we know this to be true and yet we continue to try. I know I do
What if I told you—this one topic can change your life forever? Healthy boundaries bring a level of success to those who have them. Women often have difficulties in this area. Unhealthy or nonexistent boundaries are the source of many of the issues that I notice when I coach women.
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We only know our own family culture. It is our normal. When we grow up and establish another home, we can run into trouble.
There is no quick fix when establishing healthy boundaries in your life. Patience with yourself and others is required. Each of the steps could be a lifelong struggle for you. Take your time and be gentle with yourself.
I wonder why some people keep choosing people and places that are not good for them
Detachment never takes away anything beneficial; only the harmful. – Vernon Howard