Exploring Boundaries Worksheet


Boundaries are the limits you place around time, emotions, body, and mental health to stay resilient and content with who you are. They can be set with family, friends, romantic relationships, co-workers, and strangers. 

Boundaries can also be set around emotional energy, time, personal space, sexuality, morals and ethics, finances, and social media.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Behavioral therapy focuses on behavioral modification by reinforcing adaptive behaviors and extinguishing unwanted behavior.  This therapy helps transform an individual’s behavior to align with the desired life goal.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help you establish and maintain your identity by recognizing what behaviors from others are acceptable and which might lead to discomfort or distress.

Setting healthy boundaries will also teach you to take responsibility for the emotions and needs of yourself and others.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used to set healthy boundaries for yourself and others by communicating your needs and desires.

You should also use this worksheet when you feel emotionally drained, used, or violated by weak, unhealthy boundaries.

You can download this worksheet here.

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