This post in part of an ongoing series called Connection Point. Featuring content written by the professors and licensed counseling professionals in our graduate counseling program, these posts are designed to inform and encourage our readers as they strive for total health—mind, body and soul.
Although individuals cannot love another too much, they can take too much ownership over another’s life in the name of “love”—assuming that role in another’s life is destructive for both persons involved. Human beings are responsible to others—but not for them. Persons have to be careful and clear about not taking responsibility and ownership of others’ feelings and actions.