I just finished watching this week’s episode of the Kardashians (yes, I’m a fan, it is my guilty pleasure and I love watching the family dynamics) and was inspired to revisit the topic of boundaries and in-laws.
For those of you who may not watch the show, this week’s episode demonstrated the struggle that can exist between a couple when boundaries with extended family are not clearly communicated.
Boundaries are essential in any personal relationship. They’re our way of setting expectations and preferences for how and when others interact with us. Without boundaries issues can arise in relationships and feelings can be hurt, resentments can build, and relationships can eventual