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Dr. DeFoore's Healing Anger Newsletter entitled "How To Respect Boundaries"
November 15, 2016
How To Respect Boundaries
"Respect is the foundation of love. Without respect, there is no love."
There is an old saying, "As within, so without." That means that whatever is going on inside you will be reflected in how you treat the world around you.
Think of the kindest, and most consistently respectful people you know. You'll probably find that they also have a great deal of respect for themselves.
Respecting the boundaries of others is about creating a feeling of safety in your presence. This will make it easier for them to love you.
Another word that comes to mind here is dignity. Whether you think of it often or not, I assure you that your dignity is very important to you. And respecting boundaries of those around you will most definitely add to your dignity as a person.
Respecting the boundaries of others is not an exact science, and for some people it can be very challenging. Sometimes...it's like drawing a line in the sand.
It's a matter of paying very close attention, and being able to interpret what you see and sense about the comfort or discomfort of another person. The four components of Emotional Intelligence come to mind here...they are self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management.
You can't have good social awareness without self awareness, and you can't successfully manage your relationships unless you can successfully manage your own emotions.
Here are some important points to consider on how to accurately read the nonverbal signals of others:
The best thing you can do to improve in this area is to get to know yourself at the deepest level possible. There is no substitute for self-awareness and self-love.
You have deep inner wisdom that you are probably not tapping into as much as you could. There is tremendous value inside you!
This highly effective audio program, available as a CD or MP3 download, will help you to access and develop your self-awareness and self-respect so that it will become easier and easier for you to identify and respect the boundaries of others.
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