| Published: December 31, 2020
Assertiveness and self-esteem among adolescents – a correlational study
The present study was accomplished to correlate a relation between assertive behavior and self-esteem among adolescents. Assertiveness plays an important role in building self-esteem. Assertiveness if developed in the adolescence stage helps in handling bullies as assertive people are less likely to be bullied and are less aggressive because of their nature. They are communicative about their needs to parents, peers and authority. They have healthier relationships and are able to resist peer pressure and manage stress. Assertiveness helps in being emotionally stable and independent. The hypothesis states that there is a significant correlation between assertive behavior and self-esteem in adolescents. The results depict that the correlation between assertiveness and self-esteem is positive. It is concluded that with proper mentoring and training; assertive behavior and self-esteem can be accelerated among adolescents.
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© 2020, Kumar L. & Rathi K.
Received: November 05, 2020; Revision Received: December 23, 2020; Accepted: December 31, 2020
Published in Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020