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Setting Boundaries with Friends

setting boundaries with friends

Setting Boundaries With Friends

Have you ever had a friend that no matter what you told her, she always came up with a better way to do the thing that you want to do? Or she has a different option about what you should buy to what you have said you’re about to buy? Or she has another choice about where to take your life which is opposite to the direction that you want for your life? Nothing that you ever say seems to be right for you according to her….nothing ever satisfies her – she always knows better than you do. Abuse doesn’t only occur in relationships, it occurs in friendships too. Continue reading

Learning to be Assertive

Learning to be Assertive

Learning to be Assertive

“I want something from you, and if you don’t just automatically say yes or give it to me, then you’re in trouble!” Does that scenario sound familiar to you? Learning to be assertive is essential for women, because even those who aren’t abused and who didn’t grow up with abuse need to learn how to use it in their daily lives. Continue reading