- Telling all.
- Talking at an intimate level at the first meeting (in a non-therapeutic setting).
- Falling in love with a new acquaintance.
- Falling in love with anyone who reaches out.
- Being overwhelmed by a person - preoccupied.
- Acting on the first sexual impulse.
- Being sexual for your partner, not yourself.
- Going against personal values or rights to please others.
- Not noticing when someone else displays inappropriate boundaries.
- Not noticing when someone invades your boundaries.
- Accepting food, gifts, touch, or sex that you don't want.
- Touching a person without asking.
- Taking as much as you can get for the sake of getting.
- Giving as much as you can give for the sake of giving.
- Allowing someone to take as much as they can from you.
- Letting others direct your life.
- Letting others describe your reality.
- Letting others define you.
- Believing others can anticipate your needs.
- Expecting others to fill your needs automatically.
- Falling apart so someone will take care of you.
- Sexual and physical abuse
- Food, chemical abuse and/or other substances.
Monday, June 28, 1999
Signs of Unhealthy Boundaries
Posted by The Awareness Center, Inc. at 6/28/1999 11:18:00 AM