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Supporting Each Other’s Boundaries Leads to a Stronger Bond!

When you love someone, it’s important to establish, maintain, and support each other’s boundaries. The key to a strong bond is a healthy balance of love, trust, and respect.

Boundaries promote a sense of individuality and self-care within your relationships. It may be easy to set these boundaries for some, but could pose a challenge to others, especially those who are not very vocal about their needs.


How do we establish boundaries to strengthen a healthy relationship?


A starting point can be found with open communications. By talking openly and honestly early in the relationship, both parties can address specific boundaries and expectations.


Encourage your partner to open up, and be attentive when they start sharing their own boundaries with you. Remember, that this may be a difficult subject for the other person to express, so be patient.

Work together in establishing boundaries collaboratively that are comfortable for both of you. It should not be about one person imposing rules to another, but rather creating rules that help you both succeed in accomplishing a healthy relationship. Be an active listener, and if you’re unsure about something, ask for clarification rather than make assumptions. These assumptions can lead to misunderstandings, confusion, and even arguments!


Respecting the boundaries that have been set is crucial. Each of you should make a conscious effort to recall them, and not guilt or pressure them to step outside their comfort zone - or your own!


Asking for consent before engaging in any activity that may affect your partner’s boundaries, is also another important aspect to keep in mind. This may include physical intimacy or sharing personal information with others.

More tips on maintaining healthy boundaries in a relationship:

  • Create a safe, non-judgmental space for both of you to express needs and concerns

  • Encourage open dialogue without fear of negative repercussions

  • Respect personal time and space which includes pursuing hobbies and other interests

  • Recognize the importance of individuality in a relationship

  • Be flexible and understanding, but hold each other accountable

  • Encourage each other to support self-care

  • Celebrate each other’s personal and professional growth and progress


Karmascore can also help build a stronger bond while respecting each other’s boundaries … Our mobile app can inspire you with journaling, highlighting the wonderful moments that matter, while making an assessment, and rating the health of each relationship in your life. You may find that there are connections that have repeatedly broken your boundaries, and need to put on time-out or cut off altogether!


When you are physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy, you have more LOVE to give!

 

Let’s nurture, measure and thrive! By Virginia C. Dori CMO at Karmascore Nurture * Measure* Thrive Karmascore is woman-founded relationship analytics company, a mobile app solution for relationship management and scoring, for today’s focus on selfcare and mental wellness. It’s the first of its kind that tracks progress and efficiency, to build and manage better relationships, measure the moments that matter and eliminate stress. Download our free app from iOS or Google Play App Store, and for more information visit: www.karmascoreapp.com

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