In episode 8, I talk about why boundaries are important, what makes them so darn hard and an example of “re-norming” boundaries in my connection to my friend, Renee.

0:40 Shifting boundaries from being bad into something we celebrate
2:00 We have to be a person to connect with other people.
2:15 Some examples of boundaries I set this week
3:20 Looking to childhood lessons around boundaries to understand why they are hard to set in adulthood
4:35 Most adult relationships are not “boundary friendly”
5:05 There’s nothing wrong with you if you struggle with setting boundaries.
6:05 Together we have to change the norms around boundaries.
6:35 Meet my friend Renee: A personal example of re-norming boundaries
7:50 “Thank you for taking care of yourself”.
8:50 Because she celebrates my “no”, my heart can let her in.
9:10 Two take-home practices to practice re-norming boundaries in your relationships

Podcast produced by Sal DeRosalia
Music composed and performed by Aimee Mia Kelley


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Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”

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