Establish Boundaries

  • Anytime family members continue to cross the line in their treatment of you, you need to limit the amount of contact you have with them
  • Let’s say your partner’s aunt repeatedly insults your cooking and humiliates you in front of others
  • If you find this behaviour hurtful, privately let her know that her comments hurt your feelings and that you would like her to stop
  • She may never change her behaviour, but you do not have to tolerate it just because she is family

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