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Want to Be a Strong Woman? Set Healthy Boundaries – 103


Healthy relationships require healthy boundaries. But do you struggle to know what they are? Whether we’re talking with a friend, significant other, family member, or stranger, boundaries matter! And sadly, healthy ones are not taught; most often, we learn that we need them when the relationships we find ourselves in begin to hurt us. Having pondered this, co-hosts Darlene Brock and Julie Graham discuss why boundaries are important. They focus on four types you need and how to begin implementing them in your life. Setting these boundaries will require grit and grace, but take heart; you can do it! This episode will serve you well in all of your relationships, so listen in. Then share it with someone you love—this is a conversation all of us need!

We discuss these types of boundaries:

Learn more in this article Darlene mentioned from Psychology Today.

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Quote of the episode:

No is necessary magic. No draws a circle around you with chalk and says “I have given enough.” Unknown

Check out these episodes we mentioned: When to Leave an Unhealthy Relationship with Your Man – with Dr. Zoe Shaw – 024  and Is it Time for Counseling? A Therapist Helps You Decide with Dr. Zoe Shaw – 004.

Are you confused? Needing encouragement or clarity? Ask Dr. Zoe! She’s a licensed psychotherapist and family and relationship expert! No question is off-limits and everything can be asked anonymously. You ask, she answers, here.

Don’t miss these previous questions and answers from Dr. Zoe:

Ask Dr. Zoe – How Do I Break Free From Codependency?
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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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