Ep. #36 Personal Boundaries Part 1: Attracting Women and Healthier Relationships with Mark Manson

Ep. #36 Personal Boundaries Part 1: Attracting Women and Healthier Relationships with Mark Manson

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This week we step into a deep realm of inner game and relationship skills by looking at the topic of "Personal Boundaries".

Personal boundaries is a topic that is discussed at length in some niche communities like the swingers and open relationship communities, and in some areas of the BDSM communities. It's an essential ingredient of reducing drama within the more complex types of relationships they have. However, setting personal boundaries is not just of niche use - it's an important topic for attracting women and developing healthy relationships in all situations.

It's a shame then, that in more general dating advice, such as in the seduction/ pickup artist community, the subject has been neglected. It's touched on at times, but from a pretty abstract and impractical level. There's no real meat given to the advice with practical and actionable information.

Mark Manson has bridged this gap with some of his writing of late, so I asked him to come on the podcast to discuss this topic. As we got to exploring the subject, it stretched out into a long interview. So this is the first part of a two part interview. You can find the second part here.

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Specifically, in this episode you'll learn about:

  • Mark's current lifestyle as a Digital Nomad, how that has changed his 'dating lifestyle' and how he ended up with a serious girlfriend in Brazil.
  • What does this definition of Personal Boundaries mean? "Healthy Personal Boundaries = Taking responsibility for your own actions and emotions, while NOT taking responsibility for the actions or emotions of others."
  • Examples of typical unhealthy personal boundaries in men looking to get better with women.
  • What the connection between self esteem, neediness and personal boundaries is. Learn more about your inner game from your personal boundaries.
  • How the strength of your personal boundaries determines in part your attractiveness to women.
  • Personal boundaries when you are in a relationship with a woman: where and how to establish them.
  • Heavy banter, sassy and feisty girls and the link with passion and unstable relationships.
  • The long term impact on relationships of dominance and control and where it comes from.

This is Part 1 of a two part interview with Mark Manson talking about Personal Boundaries and their implications for inner game, attracting women and healthy relationships. In podcast episode #37 we get into more practicalities of putting boundaries into practice and some case studies in relationships.

I pulled this quote out from something Mark said in the interview. It's simple and an easy reminder to keep in mind.

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