setting limits…

There is a difference between wanting to know the limits of another person’s acceptance and of having another person set a limit on one’s self. The difference is where the power lies. If we enforce our own limits, we exhibit self-control and encourage and enable our children to do the same. When we attempt to limit another person, we are attempting to control them; that in itself is both impossible and unhealthy.

2 thoughts on “setting limits…

  1. I’ve really liked your posts today and yesterday – a wonderful new way of looking at an old issue. Like putting on glasses that work after stumbling around for a long time. Thanks.

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