Caring, Commitment, and Boundaries

December 9, 2013

By Terence T. Gorski, Author
December 9, 2013

When we care and become committed to other people we connect with them in a real but not physical way. As a result we feel for them, feel with them, and have an emotional commitment to their well being. As a result, it is difficult to be objective, set boundaries, and set appropriate limits. We are vulnerable to manipulation. Only honest communication with close friends who know us well can help us to keep a realistic perspective.

The fear of telling the truth to close trusted friends about those we love is a warning sign that something is wrong.

How to set and keep healthy boundaries is explained in the book:

Getting Love Right, a five star rating at

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