Tag: boundaries

+ woman with flowers covering mouth, suggestive of not being heard, being silenced

What to Do When Your “No” Is Ignored: The Childhood Lesson No One Ever Taught Me

I want to start this post off by talking about this poem I read a few months back, a poem about a woman’s clearly stated physical boundaries being violated, and how reading it made me feel. The poem is called “Sunrise Lessons,” and it talks not only about the act of the violation itself, but how confusing the situation can be for the person … Read More What to Do When Your “No” Is Ignored: The Childhood Lesson No One Ever Taught Me