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Boundary Setting Using Assertiveness Skills 2: Techniques
Boundary setting using assertiveness skills 2: Techniques
Session VIII Text
Rules for Assertiveness

Your initial adventures into setting boundaries using assertiveness skills require preparation and forethought. When you are feeling uncomfortable or unhappy about a situation and you decide that you need to set a boundary, the following rules may be helpful. Specific techniques are explained in the next section.

  • Determine what your goals are. Exactly what do you want to accomplish or change?
  • Choose your wording carefully, use an “I” statement where appropriate, and be brief.
  • Practice your statement alone, in the mirror, or with a friend.
  • Address the situation as soon as possible. The longer you postpone setting a boundary, the harder the situation will be to change.
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