1. You have the right to be treated with respect.
  2. You have the right not to take responsibility for anyone else’s problems or bad behavior.
  3. You have the right to get angry.
  4. You have the right to say “no”.
  5. You have the right to make mistakes.
  6. You have the right to own your feelings, opinions, and convictions.
  7. You have the right to change your mind or to decide on a different course of action.
  8. You have the right to negotiate for change.
  9. You have the right to ask for emotional support or help.
  10. You have the right to protest unfair treatment or criticism.

The most wonderful gift you can give yourself and any man you become involved with is your sense of self-worth and with it your expectation of love and good treatment.

Source: “Men Who Hate Women & The Women who Love Them” by Forward & Torres.