When and How to Set Boundaries in Dating

boundaries in dating

Do you know how and when to set boundaries in dating? In this video, you’ll learn why boundaries are so important…even before the first date!

A woman in my Facebook group posted to the group about having a picnic date for a first meet/date with someone she met online. She was concerned about the food being ‘spiked’ with a date rape drug. Here’s what she said:

1st date Picnic Question:

I feel a bit uncomfortable having a 1st date/meeting picnic after learning of a good friend’s drink (she is 53) was spiked at a busy club (in New Orleans) and her subsequent abduction and rape.

I went on a picnic date a month ago and only ate/drank what was sealed and opened in front of me. The guy seemed miffed that I skipped all the other things he brought. We did not go on a 2nd date for other reasons.

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3 Steps to Setting Clear Boundaries in Dating

Setting Clear Boundaries

Boundaries? Gotta have ’em! In this video, I share 3 steps to setting clear boundaries when you’re dating or in a relationship.

What are boundaries? I like to define them as a pink velvet rope, you know the kind they have in theaters? Their purpose is to keep the wrong people out and the right ones in. Boundaries are our emotional self-defense. They teach others how to treat us, and they keep us safe and sane.

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How to Courageously Stand Up to People in Positions of Power

If you’ve ever been in a situation where people in positions of power put you down or made you feel small or insignificant, this video is for you.

Have you ever been in a situation where people in positions of power, like a teacher, a boss, or a spiritual leader, put you down or made you feel small or insignificant? What did you do?

Were you intimidated because of their position of power? Did you shut down? Did you think they must know what they’re talking about, so you questioned your instincts? Did you speak up?

Or did you just walk away to find another spiritual leader/teacher/boss?

In today’s video, Theresa Byrne and I share helpful and practical tips about what to do when faced with this common boundary challenge.





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When Being a Good Girl Works Against You

being a good girlPerhaps your momma taught you to be a good girl. Mind your manners, don’t make a scene in public, be lady-like, and at all costs, keep the peace. Well, your mamma might have messed you up big time! Because being a good girl is not always a good thing. It is self-destructive when it means giving up on your needs to make someone else more important. It is especially corrosive when you’re the ‘good girl’ to accommodate the guy in your life. 





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