Your perfect right: a guide to assertive living

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Impact Publishers, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 246 pages
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More than a million copies sold! The assertiveness book most often recommended by psychologists -- fifth-most-recommended among all self-help books -- according to a national survey. This indispensable manual is packed with step-by-step procedures, detailed examples, and exercises. Topics: How Assertive Are You Now?; "Can You Give Me an Example?"; It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It!; Anxiety; Anger; Put Downs; Assertiveness Builds Equal Relationships; Intimacy and Sexuality; Assertiveness Works at Work, Too; Handling Difficult People; Deciding When To Be Assertive; Helping Others Deal With the New Assertive You. The seventh edition also contains material on living in a multicultural society, making the decision to express yourself, new recommendations on anger expression and anxiety treatment.

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Acknowledgements
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YOU AND YOUR PERFECT RIGHT
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Assertiveness and You
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About the author (1995)

Alberti is a psychologist, consultant, and book publisher. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, he is also a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Emmons is a psychologist in private practice, consultant to educational, government and business organizations, and a trainer of marriage and family counseling interns at California Polytechnic State University.

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