To Understand Consent, You Must First Understand Empathy

To Understand Consent, You Must First Understand Empathy

“… When people set boundaries with us, it can be hurtful or embarrassing. It feels like rejection, and sometimes it is. When we emotionally or physically punish others for setting boundaries with us, we’re not operating with empathy or consent. Empathy understands that a person who is setting a boundary with you is doing so for their own health and wellbeing. Consent honors that boundary and respects the other person for setting it. It’s not about you. It’s about THEM.”

To read the entire piece head to the article over on the Tickle.Life blog. 

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