I-Messages

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Example 1:
I feel …………………………. hurt ……
When you …………………… punish me without giving me a chance to explain what happened…

Because ……………………. I want you to understand the whole situation.
Please, will you ……………. Let me tell you what happened?

Example 2:
I feel………………………….. proud……
When you ……………………. tell me I’m smart…..
Because ……………………… it makes me feel good.
Please, will you ……………… tell me that more often when I show that I’m smart?

 

                                                                                                              Write your own I-Message

1. I feel _____________________________________________

2. When you _________________________________________

3. Because ___________________________________________

4. Please, will you ______________________________________________________________________________?