#Assertiveness Archives — The Strange Pen

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Boost your confidence so you can live the life of your dreams.

Relationship Red Flags

Love is blind, but lust knows it’s a bad idea and wants to do it anyway.

Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court, Rapist, Sexual Predator, Women, Rage

My sexual assault is not your free pass.

How to defend yourself against catcalls, inappropriate comments, sexual harassment

You don’t owe anyone your time or space.

5 steps to staying calm under pressure

Sometimes you’ve got to sell yourself.

How to defend your space bubble from rude men

You have a right to be comfortable.

What makes a good sexual encounter, Sexual coercion, Azis Ansari, Louis C.K.

It can be difficult to know what makes a good sexual encounter, in the age of pickup artists who instruct men to push past no and box office hits that belittle women’s anger and normalize abuse.

Here are a few things you should look for in every hook-up.

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