Boundaries can be useful. But they can also be badly misused, even by therapists.
Selfish behaviour is an escalation of the natural wish for resources. Such escalation can cause unwanted conflict and isolation.
We all have demanding people in our lives. While we want to care, we also have to look after ourselves.
Being criticised is part of life. If we’re going to be happy, we’d better learn to cope with hearing criticism, and even welcoming it.
What steps can we take to push back, when those with power or influence over us are making our lives difficult?