Chapter 18 Assertiveness for Other Special Circumstances
In This Chapter
- Asserting yourself above and beyond . . .
- Assertiveness challenges for the elderly
- Assertiveness challenges for the young
- Assertiveness for the otherwise challenged
If your circumstances differ from those of the great masses of people around, often you may need to be a tad more assertive just to be even with the rest. Stereotypes do abound. Throughout the world, many people find themselves in a “second-class” citizens’ status amidst all the others in “mainstream” society. Such groups, along with the elderly and the young, among others, may need to be more assertive.