233: Setting Emotional Boundaries In Your Relationship

 

Do you feel like you’re constantly on the receiving end of your partner’s emotions? In relationships we want to be emotionally available for our partners and maintain healthy communication. However, sometimes emotional boundaries need to be set to help protect your personal mental health and to benefit your relationship. Listen to today’s episode to learn how to set healthy emotional boundaries.

In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Learn why ‘keeping the peace’ by not standing up for yourself can lead to unhealthy relationship dynamics
  • Pausing to understand what it is that you really need for yourself and for the relationship
  • Is there such a thing as over communication in relationships?
  • Understanding that you don’t always need to accommodate your partner’s needs
  • Why conflict is OK in your relationship and how to better navigate it
  • And much more!

Dana McNeil is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist and is the founder of a group practice called The Relationship Place located in San Diego, California. Dana’s practice specializes in couples’ therapy and utilizes an evidence-based type of couples’ therapy which is known as the Gottman Method.

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