WORDS - The word NO defines where and what
TRUTH - honesty about who you are
GEOGRAPHICAL DISTANCE - you can always remove yourself
TIME - time out or time apart
EMOTIONAL DISTANCE-temporary space, forgiveness with a guard on your heart
OTHER PEOPLE- relationship needs or finding a new input or support network
CONSEQUENCES - beware when the "No trespassing" boundary is up
FEELINGS - are your responsibility and you own them
ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS - attitudes are your perception of something, and beliefs are anything you believe as true.
BEHAVIORS - natural consequence
CHOICES - need to take responsibility for your choices and we are in control of our choices
VALUES - what wed assign importance to
LIMITS - setting limits on others is not possible; you can only set limits on what you will take from others. We set the limits on who we will accept as they are while setting our own internal limits - self -control
TALENTS - take ownership of our talents and their use
THOUGHTS - own our own thoughts. Grow in knowledge and expand our minds. Clarify distorted thinking.
DESIRES-lies within our boundaries, they define the "real me"
LOVE - the greatest need to give and respond to love. An unloving heart needs an inflow as well as an outflow of lifeblood. Needs to be used, needs to trust.