When I Say No
With rheumatoid arthritis, sometimes we find that friends and family may have difficulty adjusting to our needs or new limitations. In some cases, this may affect the relationship dynamic between your friends or family members; for instance, they may give you a difficult time when you set boundaries. Here are some helpful skills to keep in mind when being assertive and setting boundaries with family members and loved ones.
On a scale of 1(low) to 5(high), how difficult is it for you to talk about having RA?