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Dear Man-A DBT Assertiveness Script
People with all sorts of difficulties—ranging from typical, everyday deflation, anxiety, & personality pathology—often struggle with being pro-active, exercising self-control, overcoming passivity, boundary setting, &assertiveness
#Assertiveness is a crucial skill that can be developed through therapy and practice. It is fundamental to subjective well-being. From a clinical view, difficulties with assertiveness can be found among with anxiety & depression as well as substance use & personality d/o’s.
#Assertiveness can be conceptualized as a trait, social skill, behavior, or self-regulatory capacity. It refers 2 behavior that is intentional, self-directed, and pro-active.
It refers 2 behavior that gets one what one wants, & establishes interpersonal boundaries.
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Here's my promised #tweetorial for the month of October 2019. The theme is "How to Communicate your Ideas in Groups, without being Downed". Ready? How many times have you experienced the inability to put across your point of view to another, because the person whom 1/n
you are trying to speak to, is either rude, loud, unreasonable or just unwilling to listen to your perspective? If the answer is, “many times”, take heart! You're not alone! All of us have had to deal with people –within our families, among friends, during transactions in the 2/n
mall, or at work - who seem to dominate a conversation & make it difficult to have another perspective brought into the dialogue. Surely it feels bad to deal w/ such people; & we often experience hurt feelings, frustration, anger & a desire to get even with them ‘in future’. 3/n
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Know Your (Personal) Rights…
#1: I have the right to ask for what I want.
You are allowed to ask. You don't have to mind-read beforehand to make sure the answer will be yes. You don't have to swallow everything you want or like or need. Sure, it's possible the answer will be "no," but you can prepare for that possibility. It's not wrong to ask.
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