#5. Asking About Boundaries

This Conversation Will Help You…


  1. Respect someone else’s boundaries
  2.  Bring up the subject of personal boundaries and express interest in knowing
  3. Share views and listen to other views


Think About This First

  •  This conversation can help in figuring out ways to ask about others' boundaries


Having the Conversation


Start Here:

How familiar are you with other peoples’ boundaries?

Do you and your friends talk about boundaries?

How does this topic generally come up?

If you wanted to bring up boundaries with your friends or other people you know, how would you do that?

What ways do you think would work and be effective?



What are some ways that you could show someone that you respect their boundaries?

Would you need to know their boundaries first or could you find out as you go?

How would you find out what someone’s boundaries are?

If someone asked you what your boundaries are, would you feel prepared to answer them?


Keep Talking:

How could you have a conversation where you share your boundaries with someone?

What kinds of questions could you ask to learn more information about someone’s boundaries?

How could you let someone know that you want to hear what their boundaries are?

How could you let someone know that you respect their boundaries?


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