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This generation is radically rethinking straight sex and marriage, but at what cost?
In Part One of a two-part series, Rolling Stone goes under the covers in search of new approaches to intimacy, commitment and hooking up.
() You know you’re in an unhealthy boundary when you meet someone new, and you begin to tell all, immediately revealing every little intimate detail about yourself. What is a healthy boundary when meeting new people, is step-by-step, getting to know the person, checking whether there’s compatibility and a sense of safety, beginning to build trust, then you continue to reveal a little more of yourself. That displays a tremendous amount of deep inner insecurity. Be sexual only for yourself; take responsibility for your sexual pleasure, and check whether you want to say yes or no. Say yes when you authentically mean yes; say no when you authentically mean no. () Maintaining personal values despite what other people want; that is a healthy boundary.
The message you’re sending out is, “I don’t have any boundaries, so I’m giving everything.” () When you are in a relationship, and you find out that you like this person, but you begin to fall in love with this person, just because they reach out towards you. Noticing when someone has invaded your personal space, and letting them know—healthy boundary.