If you aren't happy with the way others treat you, it may have something to do with you. Motivational speaker Tony Gaskins says "you teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce."
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There are some real jerks in the world, and that will always be true -- but you might be surprised how many people back off when you stand up for yourself. Many, in fact, may not even realise that they treat others badly. That last part is just as important too -- you reinforce behaviour by how you act towards others. It's that old golden rule again: lead by example.
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