Setting Boundaries — a Retroactive Primer for Mormons and Ex-Mormons

Mormons are terrible at boundaries. For those outside of Mormonism, they see it with missionaries who knock on their doors at all times of the day and night and want to offer their heartfelt message about Christ. The boundaries are transgressed on both sides, as the non-Mormon feels that their space is being trespassed against and at the same time feels that the Mormon missionaries are “oversharing” personal details about their own lives. But it works, sometimes, and it works very well. So it keeps happening. Mormons not on missions are encouraged to challenge friends to take the…

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