Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships
The eighth edition of the most highly acclaimed and widely recommended assertiveness training book helps readers step-by-step to develop more effective self-expression. Psychologists Alberti and Emmons emphasize equal-relationship assertiveness--not the all-too-common "me-first" attitude. Includes new material on living in a multicultural society, making the decision to express yourself assertively, appropriate anger expression, and treatment for social anxiety and phobia. Chapters include: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It!; There's Nothing To Be Afraid Of; Anger Is Not a Four-Letter Word; Must We Put Up With Put-Downs?; Assertive Intimacy; Assertiveness Works at Work, Too; Dealing With Difficult People; Deciding When to Be Assertive; Helping Others Deal With the New Assertive You.
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Assertiveness and You
Whose Perfect Right?
How Are You Assertive Now?
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