Maintaining healthy boundaries

Lack of boundaries

  • Acknowledge that you have needs too.
  • Devote some time to outside interests and goals; doing something that you enjoy.
  • Maintain contact with friends and family.
  • Use the time when the person is well to focus on things that are important to you, besides the illness.
  • Encourage the person’s efforts to maintain their own identity and interests.

Loss of identity

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