It means I trust you enough to reveal my innermost core and show you how to take care of it. If I didn’t care, I would simply distance myself or walk away completely. Setting a boundary is essentially saying, “I love you too much to let you behave this way unchecked…
Dr. Lisa Xochitl Vallejos
I loved this post and learned a great deal. This statement caught my attention because sometimes caring about me more means walking away from someone else. It doesn’t mean I don’t care for them or care enough to set boundaries because severing ties IS the boundary. Sometimes for a short while and other times for years if need be – walking away because someone is toxic or I choose to love myself more doesn’t mean I don’t care about them. Sometimes I care so much that walking away is the only choice where self preservation can take place. Just my opinion and experience – would love to hear your feedback.