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					               Communication Styles “Do you assert yourself?”
                  Guiding Questions for Group Reflection


   How have your life experiences and upbringing contributed to whether you
    behave in a passive, assertive, aggressive, or passive-aggressive way?


   What stereotypes that exist in society contribute to your communication style?
    Think about stereotypes around gender, race, age, class, religion, etc.


   Is standing up for yourself in an assertive way a fair expectation? Why/why not?


   Is it true that you are most likely to get what you want or need if you stand up for
    yourself in an assertive way (as opposed to in an aggressive/passive/passive-
    aggressive way)?




               Communication Styles “Do you assert yourself?”
                  Guiding Questions for Group Reflection


   How have your life experiences and upbringing contributed to whether you
    behave in a passive, assertive, aggressive, or passive-aggressive way?


   What stereotypes that exist in society contribute to your communication style?
    Think about stereotypes around gender, race, age, class, religion, etc.


   Is standing up for yourself in an assertive way a fair expectation? Why/why not?


   Is it true that you are most likely to get what you want or need if you stand up for
    yourself in an assertive way (as opposed to in an aggressive/passive/passive-
    aggressive way)?

				
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