Placing your baby for adoption is a selfless choice to make, and it is sure to bring up a wide variety of emotions over the months that you prepare for the birth. You may encounter some uncomfortable situations along the way. To best handle challenging situations with difficult, rude, or clueless people, consider these tips for setting boundaries and sticking to them.
Keep a Journal to Best Identify What Isn’t Working for You
One of the best ways to work through your feelings and identify things that continually make you uncomfortable is to keep a daily diary. Try to write down how you feel in good times and bad times. It can also be helpful to simply write about your daily activities and see which ones tend to help you feel your best. When you look back over your journal entries, you may see a pattern of behavior. (more…)