I- Honor your voice and be honest with yourself about what you need and want

II- Don’t sell yourself short on what you deserve

III- Take control of your life and make you a priority i.e (don’t treat yourself badly and expect others to treat you well)

IV- Don’t have unrealistic expectations

V- Verbalize realistic expectations clearly

VI- Be direct about what you want but, not threatening or attacking

VII- Recognize the importance of being affirming, positive and confident