Has written many scholarly books on cultural, class, ethnic, and sexual divide. The 10th-grade boys sprawled across their chairs with bodies parallel and eyes straight ahead, rarely looking at each other. Men and women have different views of communication in marriage. That's Not What I Meant! How do You like Friends to Help?
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A professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, Tannen has authored eight books on communication, digging deep into how the nuances of human speech shape our relationships, and our lives. Some experimental studies have found that you can reverse the "men talk more" pattern, or at least reduce the gap, by instructing subjects to discuss a topic that both sexes consider a distinctively female area of expertise. If a study finds a significant difference between male and female subjects, that is considered to be a "positive" finding, and has a good chance of being published. In almost every case, the overall difference made by gender is either small or close to zero. A Washington Post Notable Book of Arguing that no one style is superior, Tannen shows that when conventions are taken literally, there are negative results for both sides.
Such impasses will perhaps never be settled to the complete satisfaction of both parties, but understanding the differing views can help detoxify the situation, and both can make adjustments. This is used to prevent bots and spam. A psychologist friend once said to me that every relationship is an ambivalent one. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites. The article originally appeared in The Washinton Post, and is frequently included in College English Textbooks, but can also be found on Deborah Tannen's website.