You cannot choose who is permitted to violate limits.
If someone makes you uncomfortable, you are permitted to eliminate them from your life.
You cannot permit someone to take advantage of you, walk all over you, or exploit your generous nature.
Make it apparent that you have too much self-respect to allow yourself to be mistreated.
You must improve your standards. Quit being too critical of yourself.
Even though doubts and insecurities are normal, you cannot allow them to reduce your expectations.
You cannot ignore your troubles in the belief that they will go away.
You must also make it obvious that you will not allow them to damage you twice.