Interpersonal Assertion: Communication Styles

Assertion is a way of communicating with other people. But, as you can probably guess, it’s not the only way to communicate. While assertive people can communicate or send messages openly and clearly, people with aggressive or deferring communication styles cannot. Aggression (anger) and deference (fear) are negative communication styles [...]

Bullying Prevention & Interpersonal Assertion

Interpersonal assertion plays an essential part in bullying prevention. Assertion involves insisting on one’s own rights without taking away the rights of others. This skill helps people clearly explain their wants, needs, and feelings to other people. It also provides a way for people to get what they want without violating, [...]