Sanctuary and Serenity

SIGNS OF UNHEALTHY BOUNDARIES

Posted on: March 27, 2010


SIGNS OF UNHEALTHY BOUNDARIES

1.  telling all

2.  talking at an intimate level at the first meeting

3.  falling in love with a new acquaintance

4.  falling in love with anyone who reaches out

5.  being overwhelmed by a person -(preoccupied)

6.  acting on the first sexual impulse

7.  being sexual for your partner, not yourself

8.  going against personal values or rights to please others

9.  not noticing when someone else displays appropriate boundaries

10. not noticing when someone invades your boundaries

11.  accepting food, gift, touch or sex that you do not want

12.  touching a person without asking

13.  letting others direct your life

14.  letting others describe your reality

15.  letting others define you

16.  believing others can anticipate your needs

17.  expecting others to fill your needs automatically

18. falling apart so someone will take care of you

19.  self abuse

20.  sexual and physical abuse

21.  food and chemical abuse

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