Communication tool where the first person pronoun is used in talking about a person's issues in relationships. They reduce the negativity and blame toward the other person and gives ownership to the speaker.

I STATEMENT: "An I statement gives the speaker ownership of the issue."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "I STATEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/i-statement/ (accessed November 23, 2017).