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Remember, healthy boundaries shouldn’t restrict your ability to: Even healthy relationships can use a boost now and then.
If you just want them to listen, start by telling them that.
Then ask what makes relationships good and what makes them bad?
In the early stages of an abusive relationship, you may not think the unhealthy behaviors are a big deal.
However, possessiveness, insults, jealous accusations, yelling, humiliation, pulling hair, pushing or other abusive behaviors, are — at their root — exertions of power and control.