Setting physical boundaries in dating relationships
Examples of dual relationships are when the client is also a student, friend, family member, employee or business associate of the therapist.
This page focuses only on non-sexual dual relationships.
I had been there for less than an hour before she showed up to quite literally drag me away (warning sign #3).
I forget what the excuse was, but it was some “togetherness” emergency – I had to go shopping with her for some trivial thing or other. In fact, that phrase – “I let her” – defined the majority of our relationship.
Reading, the activity that makes me feel the most recharged and sustained, was relegated to the last ten minutes (let's be real, five minutes) before my eyes slam shut in bed each night.
I had gotten permission from my girlfriend at the time (warning sign #1) to go play in a Mage campaign with my friends.
Definition & Key Terms Guidelines for Boundaries Non-Sexual Dual Relationships Types of Multiple Relationships Guidelines to Dual Relationships Context of Therapy Online Articles Practice Guidelines Boundaries-Summary Brochure Types of Multiple Relationships Book on Boundaries Book on Dual Relationships Book on Mandated Dual Relationships Online Course on Dual Relationships Online Course on Boundaries Ethical & Expert Witness Consultations Certificate Program in Advanced Ethics define the therapeutic-fiduciary relationships or what has been referred to as the "therapeutic frame." They distinguish psychotherapy from social, familial, sexual, business and many other types of relationships.