“Boundaries are everywhere,” according to Jan Black, author of Better Boundaries: Owning and Treasuring Your Life. Think crosswalks, office hours, traffic zones and shoplifting policies, she said. We understand that such parameters are vital for protecting us.
Yet when it comes to setting personal boundaries, myths abound. We mistakenly assume everything from creating limits is selfish to real love is boundary-free.
Below, experts reveal the truths behind the biggest myths about boundaries.