Boundaries and Cookies
What are boundaries and why is it important to have them?
Boundaries are limits in a relationship that your friends, partners (and relatives) need to observe. They can be simple or complicated. They can address different aspects of a relationship — social, emotional, or physical, for example. And there can be different levels of boundaries that you set.
In the kink community, boundaries are set before a consensual relationship starts. The different levels are “hard no,” “yes,” and “maybe.” It’s easy to understand what hard no and yes mean — that the person simply…