Apparently, they are in a healthy committed relationship and guard it with some boundaries. This created quite the internet storm, and people were absurdly defaming and criticizing the Pence’s because of their boundary.
What shocked me most about this outrage was that it was not just targeting their boundary regarding one-on-one time with the opposite sex… True love is only possible if it’s a choice – not forced. Likewise, we can choose our spouse, therefore we can love them.
Your heart won’t let you enter these depths of intimacy because it can’t trust that it will be protected. Every affair started with two people on their wedding day proclaiming their love to one another, but failing to protect that love with boundaries. But a wish without a plan is exactly that, just a wish.
Oh no, the backlash via twitter responses and articles across the web extended to boundaries in general as being oppressive and disrespectful to women. This boundary might be the epitome of respect itself! Anything outside of a choice is forced, and true love can’t be forced.
Boundaries are a fundamental element of any relationship, business, or organization. God gave us a choice to trust in Him and be confident that His boundaries are established in love and designed to help us prosper. We were deceived and did not trust God because we let doubt dictate our choice.
Now, you might be thinking, “We don’t have boundaries and we are fine! I’m stoked your marriage is fine, but if you’re following this blog, don’t you have a desire to give even MORE to your marriage and to always be looking for ways to further deepen your bond of oneness?
Maybe you don’t have specific outlined boundaries, but maybe you do have some boundaries that are just “understood.” Kind of like moral law, it’s just “understood” by all decent humans – for the most part.
ating is a wonderful activity for single people which helps them learn more about themselves, the opposite sex, and how to build relationships.
That´s why I never recommend kissing dating goodbye even if you may experience pain through the process. If you´re attracted to someone and if that person isn´t feeling the same way for you, you may feel rejected and thus, get hurt.
One of my parents seemed overly interested in my sexuality and my body.
In fact here is a really good book on the subject: Boundaries In Marriage PAPERBACK Cloud and Townsend show how respecting other’s personal territory can actually strengthen your relationship.
When boundaries are broken, someone usually ends up getting hurt.
Recently there was a “disturbance in the force” over Mike and Karen Pence. One of their boundaries is that they won’t have one-on-one appointments with someone of the opposite sex.
They are almost always the culmination of a long string of “innocent” events that one day amounted to inapropriate feelings that they promised they’d never have, with someone other than their spouse, because they allowed it to happen. “While many dynamics go into producing and maintaining love, over and over again one issue is at the top of the list: boundaries.