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    Communication - Assertive and Non-Assertive

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    Are you typically assertive, non-assertive, or aggressive? Give an example of a situation where you are aggressive or non-assertive. Why are you not assertive in this situation? Create an assertive message to send to a person when you are confronted by these troubling situations.

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    I exhibit each of the three styles depending on the situation I am in. For example, I am often assertive in my workplace because I feel confident that I do my job well, and this gives me the energy to be assertive. I am often non-assertive with my elders. I was taught not to challenge them even if I know they are wrong, so in this situation, I do not feel it is appropriate to assert myself. I can be aggressive when I feel that ...

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    Assertive and non-assertive communication strategies are examined.