Be sure to practice in session, and come up with a specific plan for how a couple will implement the rules.Share a copy of this printout for your client to keep at home so they can be reminded of the rules when they need them the most...Everyone uses each of the communication styles from time-to-time, but many people tend to lean on one more heavily.
Assertiveness is a communication style in which a person stands up for their own needs and beliefs, while also respecting the needs of others.
Assertive communication is defined by mutual respect, diplomacy, and directness.
The difference between aggressive, passive, and assertive behavior can be identified from the different reactions one expresses to a situation.
Human behavior can be categorized into different typologies.
Use the Discovery Questions Relationship Growth Activity with couples who are motivated to work together to improve their relationship, but need something to get them rolling.