Communicating Boundaries and Consequences - Exercise

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Communicating Boundaries and Consequences - Exercise

Communicating Boundaries and Consequences

Duration: 10 minutes.

In this exercise, you will respond to the following questions about the boundaries and consequences.


  1. Match the following:
    1. Terms
      1. Emotion
      2. "I" statements
      3. Feedback
      4. Expectations
      5. Positive
      6. Problem
      7. Neutral location
    2. Related Terms
      1. Reduce defensiveness
      2. Attitude
      3. Nonthreatening
      4. Avoid
      5. Realistic
      6. Not person
      7. Positive

  2. What happens when boundaries have no consequences?
    1. The threat of a consequence will suffice.
    2. The boundary will be unproductive.
    3. People will feel better about the boundary and will respect it.

Solution:

Solutions:


  1. The answers to question 1 are as follows:
    1. i. Emotion and iv. Avoid
    2. ii. "I" statements and i. Reduce defensiveness
    3. iii. Feedback and vii. Positive
    4. iv. Expectations and v. Realistic
    5. v. Positive and ii. Attitude
    6. vi. Problem and vi. Not person
    7. vii. Neutral location and iii. Nonthreatening

  2. B. The boundary will be unproductive.
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