Why do we have a hard time with boundaries? Many of us, especially women, were raised to be people-pleasers and caregivers.
I went to pack our things and caught my mom ruffling through my toiletries bag. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)
When we got home my wife was unpacking our bags and noticed the condoms we keep in the toiletries bag looked weird.
One might not think of setting boundaries as a form of self-care, but in a way, most self-care starts with boundaries and self-awareness.