The Personal Bill of Rights

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1) I have a right to ask for what I want.
2) I have a right to say no to requests or demands that I cannot meet.
3) I have a right to express all of my feelings – positive and negative.
4) I have a right to change my mind.
5) I have a right to make mistakes and do not have to be perfect.
6) I have a right to follow my own values and beliefs.
7) I have the right to say “no” to anything if I feel that I am not ready, if it is unsafe, or if it conflicts with my values.
8) I have the right to determine my own priorities.
9) I have the right not to be responsible for the actions, feelings, or behaviors of others.
10) I have the right to expect honesty from others.
11) I have the right to be angry at someone I love.
12) I have the right to be myself… to be unique.
13) I have the right to express fear.
14) I have the right to say, “I don’t know.”
15) I have the right not to give excuses or reasons for my behavior.
16) I have the right to make decisions based on my feelings.
17) I have the right to my own personal space and time.
18) I have the right to be playful.
19) I have the right to be healthier than those around me.
20) I have the right to make friends and be comfortable around people.
21) I have the right to feel safe, and be in a non-abusive environment.
22) I have the right to change and grow.
23) I have the right to have my wants and needs respected by others.
24) I have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
25) I have the right to be happy.

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