Saying “no” – advice for people with ASD

Posted by: alisrowe, March 25, 2015
what sort of people don't say no as much as they probably should?

what sort of people don’t say no as much as they probably should?

“No” is such a simple word and yet it is often so difficult to say. But “no” is so important because it defines boundaries; it lets others know what we are and are not comfortable with; it lets others know what we like and what we don’t. There are certain groups of people in particular, who find it hard to say no. They include:

  • Shy people
  • Passive/submissive people
  • People who avoid conflict
  • ‘People-pleasers’
  • Empathetic and nurturing people
  • People with ASD

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