Chapter 14./idiot_asser_169_la_12.jpg Being Assertive Within Your Immediate Family

In This Chapter
  • The rigors of being assertive within your immediate family
  • But my spouse won’t listen to me!
  • Getting your children to listen and respond
  • Getting anyone to listen and respond!

Sometimes the hardest place to be assertive is within your immediate family. Perhaps your spouse won’t listen to you. Maybe you have trouble getting your kids to respond. This chapter focuses on how to make some headway in your family!

Being Assertive with Family Members

In his book, Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore says that human beings are “infinitely complicated and profound.” He observes that our family relationships ...

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