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What Is My Personal Bill of Rights?

  • I have a right to ask for what I want.

  • I have a right to say no to requests or demands that I cannot meet.

  • I have a right to express all of my feelings—positive and negative.

  • I have a right to change my mind.

  • I have a right to make mistakes and do not have to be perfect.

  • I have a right to follow my own values and beliefs.

  • 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.

  • I have the right to determine my own priorities.

  • I have the right not to be responsible for the actions, feelings, or behaviors of others.

  • I have the right to expect honesty from others.

  • I have the right to be angry at someone I love.

  • I have the right to be myself... to be unique.

  • I have the right to express fear.

  • I have the right to say, "I don't know."

  • I have the right not to give excuses or reasons for my behavior.

  • I have the right to make decisions based on my feelings.

  • I have the right to my own personal space and time.

  • I have the right to be playful.

  • I have the right to be healthier than those around me.

  • I have the right to make friends and be comfortable around people.

  • I have the right to feel safe and be in a non-abusive environment.

  • I have the right to change and grow.

  • I have the right to have my wants and needs respected by others.

  • I have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

  • I have the right to be happy.