6. Interpersonal Effectiveness

Interpersonal Effectiveness Video

When the objective is most important use DEAR MAN.


When the relationship is most important add GIVE:

Be gentle

Act Interested


Use an Easy Manner


When your self respect is on the line use FAST:

be Fair

do not Apologize

Stick to your values

be Truthful

see page 123-128 in the Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder


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