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What is Assertiveness?

Assertiveness is the ability to directly and honestly express your opinions, feelings, attitudes and rights.   It is to do so without anxiet...



Assertiveness is the ability to directly and honestly
express your opinions, feelings, attitudes and rights.  

It is to do so without anxiety and in a way that doesn't
infringe on the rights of others or violate another person's integrity

It's not aggressiveness, it's a middle ground between being a bully and a doormat.

It's dependent on a feeling of self-efficacy. a sense that if you behave in a certain way, something predictable will occur