Sometimes you need to talk to your doctor about things that make you feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. And that can be hard. But your relationship with your doctor is personal. Your doctor knows how to discuss these things and can give you the care you need. Here are some tips to help you open up.
A lot of people have trouble expressing feelings openly and honestly. A lack of "assertiveness" may keep you from speaking up for yourself. Others can fail to consider your feelings. They may take advantage of you. This causes social problems. And it can hold you back at school or at work. Learning to be more assertive will help you in life.