Lauren London makes appearance on Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett-Smith about creating boundaries.
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During the episode, the crew talks about a range of boundaries, from more petty ones like guests coming into someone’s house and going into the refrigerator or pantry without permission to more serious ones like touching other people without permission.
Tawwab defined boundaries as “what we want, what we need, our expectations.”
“I think of it as a preference,” she explained. “You might not know what my preference is for something, so it’s my job to communicate to you that this is what I want, this is what I need, this is what would work best for me. But just assuming that they should know because they’re your friend…is unfair. It does put us in a space of feeling resentful or upset at them for having to do this, but their boundaries are different.”
“You’re saying that what we should do is we should really be able to listen to what people feel,” Pinkett Smith said, noting that setting boundaries with other people forces her to establish boundaries in her own behavior. “I gotta stop trying to fix every damn thing. That’s not my job either.”
Check out the discussion in the video below.
Red Table Talk has seen its share of trending moments recently as Academy Award-winner Gwyneth Paltrow went viral as her and Jada Pinkett Smith about the challenges of maintaining a healthy sex life in marriage.