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What Are Boundaries?

Duncan Riach
2 min readApr 10, 2022

For me, setting boundaries means noticing and honoring my own needs in relationship. My default behavior is to be acutely aware of what others need, or might need, and to take action to ensure that those needs are met. Often, that leads to my own needs being deprioritized, and to my needs being, ultimately, left unmet.

For my needs to never be met is not sustainable. If, on balance, I don’t eat, sleep, rest, and recharge…

Duncan Riach

Top Writer. Self-Revealing. Mental Health. Success. Fulfillment. Flow. MS Engineering/Technology. PhD Psychology.