Your perfect right: assertiveness and equality in your life and relationships
Over a million copies sold! The eighth edition (2001) of the assertiveness book psychologists recommend most includes new material on living in a multicultural society, making the decision to express yourself assertively, appropriate anger expression, anxiety treatment. For three decades, the most comprehensive assertiveness training program available in print. Chapters include: What It Means to Be Assertive; It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It!; Anger is Not a Four-Letter Word; Must We Put Up With Put-downs?; Assertiveness, Intimacy, and Sexuality; Dealing with Difficult People. . .and more.
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Whose Perfect Right?
How Are You Assertive Now?
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