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‘I’ STATEMENTS WORKSHEET

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with an “ I” Statements Worksheet. It will teach you 

effective ways to communicate.

What are ‘I’ Statements Worksheet

‘I’ statements worksheet talks about you and your expressions. These statements teach you to stop blaming others. The important thing to remember is that ‘I’ statements should have three characteristics:

  • They should be brief, no blame game.  
  • Should include your feelings
  • Should address some behaviour that you find unacceptable.

How will an ‘I’ statements Worksheet help?

‘I’ Statement Worksheet is all about good communication. Effective communication is the key to leading healthy relationships. Don’t be aggressive, but be assertive. An ‘I’ message contains confrontation, assertion and it talks about you.

The main objective of this worksheet is to make a client understand the use of “I Statements Worksheet”. Stop blaming others and own your words! Sometimes, people around us are too weak to acknowledge their feelings and emotions, so they use an easy way of projecting their feelings onto their friends. It is for people like them to know effective ways of being assertive.

Instructions for the “ I” Statements worksheet.

In this worksheet, you will find 4 different situations in which you need to express your feelings by shifting the attention towards yourself. 

Step by step instructions to make an 'I' Statement

  • State 'l' (rather than 'you' or 'they')
  • State what you feel
  • State what incident provoked your emotions
  • State what it is about the behaviour or its results that you object to
  • State what you would have wanted to occur - an option in contrast to the behaviour So then it turns into a sentence

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Assertive Statements Worksheet

Should Statements Worksheet

I’ Statements Practice Worksheet

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with ‘I’ Statement worksheets. Hopefully, it taught you effective ways of communication.

If you have any questions or comments please let us know.

Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.
If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.