Rules of a Fair Fight in Relationships

rules of a fair fight

The rules of a fair fight are essential to a healthy, happy relationship because when we don’t follow them, conflict can become hurtful as well as off-topic and not fruitful.  When there is a clear, open line of communication, conflict is inevitable, and that is actually a good thing (I …

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9 Epic Assertiveness Techniques

In my first article about assertiveness, I explained what assertiveness is and the difference between assertiveness and aggression.  In this article, I will expand on that and provide some specific assertiveness techniques and examples of how to use them. I will intersperse some links to books and workbooks on assertiveness …

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Assertiveness Introduction: What is the Assertive Response?

assertive response

Assertiveness is one of my favorite topics because it offers a very concrete set of tools, which I will explain in this and other articles.  The exciting part about assertiveness is that once you truly master it, it will improve your communication with your friends, family, children, and business associates. …

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