Your Personal Space and Your Mental Health

GentleKindness

It can be easy yo become lost within the roles other people force upon us. Family members, church groups, social groups, and society all have their own ideas of who we β€œshould be.”

It is understandable to try to fit in and to want to keep the peace with people. Having to fight for our own boundaries, roles and identity can be draining. If you grew up in a situation where emotional boundaries were not respected, then it may be even harder for you. Children growing up with people who prioritize their own agenda, to the point of discouraging the child to express themselves, never get a chance to develop a strong sense of self.

As an adult you may have to learn the basic things that you should have been taught as a child and teenager. Your personal identity, personality, likes, dislikes, and roles you feel comfortable Β in, are…

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  1. yourenotaloneinthisworld
    Mar 07, 2016 @ 21:01:43

    I nominated you for the spirit animal award, feel free to check it out

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