Remember, healthy boundaries shouldn’t restrict your ability to: Even healthy relationships can use a boost now and then.
If you’re single (and especially if you’re a single parent), don’t worry if you need a boost too!
Being single can be the best and worst feeling, but remember relationships don’t just include your significant other and you.
Consider these points as you move forward: Even though you cannot change your partner, you can make changes in your own life to stay safe.
Consider leaving your partner before the abuse gets worse.
Think about all the great times you’ve had with your parents, siblings, friends, children, other family members, etc..
Try going out with the people you love and care about the most — watch movies together, go out to eat, take a day off from your busy life and just enjoy being you!
Laws vary from state to state so chat with a peer advocate to learn more.
If you are still unsure whether you’re in a healthy relationship, our Healthy Relationships Quiz can help you.
If so, find a fun, simple activity you both enjoy, like going on a walk, and talk about the reasons why you want to be in the relationship.
Then, keep using healthy behaviors as you continue dating.
Description: Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle.