An assertive communication technique involving repetition of a simple statement of one's need or goal when in conversation.
In assertive communication, shifting the topic of communication to the listener's behavior at a particular moment. Generally used when listener is using words or actions to try to avoid engaging with speaker.
In assertive communication, taking time to allow a person to become calm (generally after a provoking event) before starting/continuing communication.
In assertive communication, a portion of a statement intended to show that the speaker accepts (though does not necessarily agree with) the listener's perspective or action.
In assertive communication, a technique used to deflect negative criticism by accepting some of a person's statement of criticism but declaring/implying one's right to choose one's own behavior/action.
In assertive communication, a statement of what the speaker finds undesirable or problematic.
In assertive communication, a declaration of the speaker's desired outcome or desired action from the listener.