Assertiveness

The Busy Woman’s Guide to Being Assertive

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Published on: September 20, 2016

Sherry (*fictionalized client) is a 42 year old woman with a full time job and three teenagers at home. To say that she is “busy” is an understatement. Sherry came to therapy due to feeling stressed out and angry with the important people in her life. During the process of therapy Sherry identified her typical style of communicating with others and her feelings about those interactions. She came to understand that she tends to be a “passive communicator.” This means she allowed others to dictate what would happen and what she would do without speaking up for herself. Some of… Continue Reading This Article