Mental health illness support network for PWWP

Mental health illness support network for People working with people

Behavior Types: Which one suits your way of life?

on May 8, 2012

Which behavior matches you? Assertiveness is the behavior to be known as appropriate.

DIRECT AGGRESSION:

  • BOSSY
  • ARROGANT
  • BULLDOZING
  • INTOLERANT
  • OPINIONATED
  • OVER-BEARING

INDIRECT AGGRESSION:

  • SARCASTIC
  • DECEIVING
  • AMBIGUOUS
  • INSINUATING
  • MANIPULATIVE
  • GUILT INDUCING

PASSIVE:

  • WAITING
  • MOANING
  • HELPLESS
  • SUBMISSIVE
  • INDECISIVE
  • APOLOGETIC

ASSERTIVENESS:-

  • DIRECT
  • HONEST
  • POSITIVE
  • ACCEPTING
  • RESPONSIBLE
  • SPONTANEOUS

10 ASSERTIVE RIGHT:

We all have:

  • The right to ask for what we want – realizing  that the other person has the right to say no.
  • The right to have an opinion, feelings and emotions and to express them appropriately.
  • The right to make our own decisions and cope with the consequences.
  • The right to choose whether or not to get involved with someone else’s problems.
  • The right not to know about something, or to not understand something and to be able to ask for information that helps us to know about and understand something.
  • The right to make mistakes.
  • The right to change our mind.
  • The right to privacy.
  • The right to be alone and independent
  • The right to change our selfs and become more assertive and successful.
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