Healthy Boundaries, Happy Holidays
The holidays are inevitably a time of year in which you’ll spend more time with friends and family. While that can be fun and celebratory, it’s often also stressful and triggering. If you know that you struggle to be around family during the holidays, and that time with parents, siblings, and other relatives makes you more emotional, here are some things to consider addressing in order to create healthy boundaries and more satisfying connections.
When you are proactive and communicate about what you want and need before family gatherings, you can sometimes prevent conflicts and misunderstandings before they happen. Setting expectations and limits might ...