Assertiveness Bill of Rights

  • You have the right to judge your own behavior, thoughts, and emotions.
  • You have the right to have your own feelings, including negative ones like anger, disappointment, sadness, frustration and dislike.
  • You have the right to be happy and joyful.
  • You have the right to express your feelings appropriately and have them taken seriously.
  • You have the right to be treated with respect.
  • You have the right to not be taken for granted.
  • You have the right to make your own decisions and deal with the consequences
  • You have the right to set your own priorities
  • You have the right to be illogical
  • You have the right to ask for what you want
  • You have the right to say “no” without feeling guilty
  • You have the right to offer no reasons or excuses.
  • You have the right to judge whether you are responsible for finding solutions to other people’s problems.
  • You have the right to change your mind
  • You have the right to say “I don’t know.”
  • You have the right to say “I don’t care.”
  • You the right to say “I don’t understand.”
  • You have the right to not be liked.
  • You have the right to choose not to assert yourself.

And everyone else has those rights too!

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