I avoid dealing with difficult situations involving confrontation.
I feel people take advantage of me.
Talking to people in positions of authority makes me feel nervous, self-conscious, or unsure of myself.
I behave in a self-confident manner.
I express my opinions, even if others in the group disagree with me.
I feel threatened when dealing with someone who is very assertive.
I feel free to politely voice my disagreement with someone in a position of authority.
Opinionated people make me feel uncomfortable.
When an argument is over, I replay the situation in my head, thinking of all the things I could have said, regretting that I hadn't thought of them then, or wishing I had the guts to say them.
I fear making phone calls to institutions, government agencies or businesses, because I might sound stupid if I don't understand the instructions.
If my neighbors made too much noise, I would let them know.
I feel comfortable saying no to people.
When I go out with other people, I'll do what they suggest, even if I feel like doing something else.
Instead of arguing, I tend to accept responsibility for other people's mistakes.
I tend to just go along with what everyone else wants, instead of stating my own desires.
I tend to be speechless when I am left alone with a person I find attractive.
I will use intimidation to ensure that I get my way.
I have been known to lose my temper and swear at people.
At lunch, if my co-worker suggested going out for Chinese and I wanted Italian, I'd probably end up giving in and we'd go for Chinese.
I tend to yell at people when I don't get my way.
Most people around me seem to be more assertive than I am.