"I" Statements
Practice
Identify
True/False
100

"I feel" must be followed by...

an emotion

100

Format an "I" Statement:

Your friend has not responded to your text messages over the three day weekend. 

I feel worried when you don't respond to my texts for an extended period of time.

100

What do "I" Statements help take away from a situation?

Blame

100

When someone feels blamed for something, it is common to respond defensively

TRUE

200

YES or NO:

People should always know what you're feeling without you having to explain it

NO

200

Format an "I" Statement:

Your teacher accuses you of stealing something from her desk

I feel frustrated when you assume I stole something

200

Identify the Error:

I feel that you are talking rudely towards me.

I feel upset when you raise your voice when speaking to me

200

Using "I" Statements will solve all of your conflicts with people.

FALSE

300

Using "I" Statements can prevent defensiveness by... 

taking responsibility for your own feelings

300

Format an "I" Statement:

Your guardian continually comes home late from work. You are worried about them.

I feel scared when I don't know if you're safe and/or when you'll come home.

300

Identify the Error:

You never do your chores! I always have to clean up after you!

I feel overwhelmed when I have to do the chores all by myself.

300

Step one of forming an "I" Statement is identifying what feelings you are having and why

TRUE

400
"I" Statements help you  ______    ______ of your feelings

take ownership

400

How many emotions can you identify with an "I" Statement?

MULTIPLE!

Ex: sad, fear, mad, happy, excited, etc.

400

Identify the Error:
I feel angry because you came home late!

I feel worried when you don't show up at the agreed time.

400
You can ask for what you need when using an "I" Statement

TRUE

500

Why do "I" Statements allow us to do?

Express our views about an issue without direct blaming

500

Format an "I" Statement:

You are working on a group project, one member is not completing their portion. You have to finish their work in addition to yours.

I feel disappointed when you have me complete all of the work.

500

How do "I" Statements get you out of sticky siutations?

It allows you to express your feelings without taking it out on the other person

500

You should always have an emotion associated with your "I" Statement

TRUE

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