Assertiveness

Invisible You

This comment was posted on the Ask Dr. Webb Page of my website.  It describes an experience that many can relate to: the feeling of being…

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Seven Steps to Speak Your Uncomfortable Truth

Abigail needs to tell her adult son Mark that she thinks he has a drinking problem. Simon needs to tell his wife Lisa that he’s afraid he…

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Childhood Emotional Neglect and Assertiveness Don’t Mix

“What do you think?” “How do you feel?” “What do you need?” “What do you have to say?” Imagine a child, let’s call him…

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Four Tips for Handling a Difficult Family Member

  Do you have an obnoxious uncle, a surly son, a snide sister or a mean mother? Few people can hurt us as much as the people closest to…

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