Set Clear Boundaries And Stick To Them
Setting boundaries is about teaching the people around you that your availability to attend to their needs depends on how worthy their requests are, and not how much they can manipulate you when they feel like it.
And only you can set those boundaries and stick to them.
When people realize that you’re not willing to let your boundaries be merged with their selfish desires, they’ll either start appreciating you more or walk away (probably to look for others they can manipulate).
Overall, great relationships are worth fighting for. However, there are times when your loved ones may take you for granted knowingly or unknowingly.
Don’t suffer silently. Talk it over with them, and if they’re not willing to change, say ”no” to their manipulation.
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