This. Is. Why. Boundaries. Will. Shake. Your. Very. Core.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021

“You’re just trying to control me.” “You’re making a big deal out of nothing.” “You’re being so selfish.” “You knew who I was before you began a relationship with me.” “You don’t have any right to complain because I do so many things for you.” “What are you going to do about it anyway?” “If you weren’t such a bitch, maybe I’d treat you better.” “If you think things are bad now, just wait and see how bad things can get.”. Twisting. Blaming. Deflecting. Minimizing. Dismissing. Ignoring. Punishing. Threatening. You thought boundaries were going to be simple? You thought boundaries were going to be straightforward? You thought they would understand? You thought they would celebrate your new self-respect? This. Is. Why. Boundaries. Will. Shake. Your. Very. Core. Boundaries take FUCKING COURAGE. It is nothing less than a BATTLE. A massive TEST. Do you really love yourself? How much? To what extent? How far will you be pushed before it’s too much? What trigger will make you cave? When they brutally expose your deepest wounds and most tender places, will you betray yourself? If no one stands behind you, will you still stand for yourself? My dear Goddess, if these words make you tremble, if there is water threatening to spill from your eyes, if these words hit a nerve, it’s because they were for you. I was created to be solid groun