Assertiveness

Recommended Reading for Childhood Emotional Neglect

Recently I was interviewed for a podcast on the Personality Disorders Awareness Network which took questions from listeners. One of the questions was…

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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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