Boundaries in dating relationships
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.If it helps, also talk about your feelings about the relationships in your life.If you just want them to listen, start by telling them that.Whether you decide to leave or stay, make sure to use our safety planning tips to stay safe.
We weren’t perfect and didn’t have it all figured out, but I can tell you this: Our wedding night was the first time we saw each other naked, the first time we touched each other in…well, you know…and the first time we slept in the same bed. I don’t have all the answers, but I did learn seven things that really helped me and my husband set physical boundaries while dating. He said, “That’s fine; if you don’t want to do this and such, then we won’t”—and he meant it.
Different people define relationships in different ways.
But in order for a relationship to be healthy, it needs a few key ingredients!
Why did I seem to lose all willpower in the moment?
Each time, the constant sense of guilt and shame made me want to hide from God.