Establishing Boundaries and Setting Limits (COD Lesson)
A boundary is like a fence or property line. It distinguishes between what is yours and what belongs to someone else. It also distinguishes between what you are responsible for and areas that are not your responsibility. In addictions, boundaries can be unclear, difficult to define, and hard to maintain. The boundary is necessary for healthy functioning and ultimately helps to keep people and relationships safe. This lesson will define what a boundary does and what it doesn’t do. Learn how to manage opposition to your boundaries and how to handle boundary violators. Additionally, this lesson provides guidelines and tips to help you establish boundary lines clearly and respectfully.