Read and assess how you are in doing the following. Be as honest as you can. No judgement here.
The key is to know where you struggle and be open to admitting it. That alone removes pressure.
Write the #1-10 in the space provided and answer yes or no to the corresponding question.
1- I often use “I feel” statements so others don't feel blamed.
2- I'm frequently fair and kind to others even when I feel stressed because we disagree.
3- More often than not, I show compassion and am willing to talk it out when I feel slighted.
4- I'm honest, and more often than not am respectful, when talking about my side during a conversation where I feel awkward.
5- I tend to patiently give people the chance to express their opinions and viewpoints, especially if the conversation is one where they appear to feel vulnerable.
6- In a normal situation, I care more about the friendship or relationship than in being right.
7- I have a sense of humor and don't use it to mock or offend others.
8- I tend to be real (vulnerable) with others.
9- I am often patient in working with the other person to find a solution to our problem.
10- I am almost always dependable and follow through with what we agreed upon during our conversation.