•Saying “no” when I’m at my limit or need a break.
•Letting someone know when they’ve hurt me or crossed a boundary.
•Refusing to enable behavior that harms my nervous system.
•Standing up for myself in a compassionate way.
•Believing in someone’s ability to do what’s best for them.
•Saying “yes” then feeling regret + resentment later.
•Keeping feelings + needs to myself out of fear or shame.
•Allowing harmful behavior in order not to “lose” someone’s love.
•Denying my reality or taking on someone else’s as “truth”.
•Feeling like I need to fix or rescue someone because they need me