Analysis Of Sex Lies And Conversation Deborah Tannen

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In the article “Sex, Lies, and Conversation” written Deborah Tannen, she states and discusses the differences between men and women communication and refers to it as cross-cultural communication. Females think intimacy and talking are the biggest parts of a relationship, males think less talking and more doing are the biggest parts of a relationship. Different genders have different listening strategies. Females face each other, make strong eye contact while talking about one subject. When males talk they sit angled from one another and their eyes wander the room when talking about multiple subjects. Men and Women have different ways of responding. For instance, men dismiss each other 's problems and pay silent attention, women respond to
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