No one cheers when you set a boundary.

Get used to it.

People love it when you overprovide. When you overpromise, and overdeliver.
That may be with your spouse, kids, work, clients.

Notice it. Own it. Change it.

The change starts with healthy boundaries.

All those people who enjoy your overproviding will not be cheering you on as you take from them the things they can do for themselves, and need to be doing for themselves.

Excerpt from Dr Jennifer Landa