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5 Tips for Communicating Assertively without Being Passive-Aggressive

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  1. Thanks for writing this! I need to learn to be more assertive, or assertive at all really. I’m tired of being steamrolled over all the time.

  2. Thank you, I needed to read this.

  3. Hey Margarita,

    Great information. I agree being angry is no cause for concern it is a natural emotion. What we do with can be the problem. And passive-aggressive, it seems like it is a way of life these days. it is like a new trend has hit town and every one is in on the passive-aggressive. What is it with people not being able to say what they mean, rather than being backwards in coming forwards.

    I think we have all done things rather than say no, but when it starts to become a habit we really have to adjust our responses. And sometimes we do things because we love the people around us and we do it for them. But if we start doing it and being angry we need to say no.

    I am writing a post myself and am going to link your work because it has some good examples to help out. Th

 

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