scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 3,199
Gender Communication With the world the way it is at some point in your life you will in fact have to talk to someone of the opposite sex Your conversation may be business related talking to your significant other or just a conversation with a stranger to pass the time Bottom line is that you cant make it anywhere in the world without speaking to someone of the other gender Therefore it is important to understand how and why they communicate You must understand how others communicate to get what you want avoid confrontation and to just have healthy relationships with others After reading You Just Dont Understand and Talking From 9 to 5 both written by Deborah Tannen I have been able to see how each sex communicates differently and I have also encountered people who go against Tannens theories Differences are evident in athletics the work place with groups of children relationships and I have seen differences in gays and lesbians Whatever you read in the next few pages is not the truth about every person in the world What you must understand is that I am sharing my personal experiences with gender communication processes Gays and Lesbians Again I state not everything I write is the end all truth about everyone These are things that I have observed It has been my experience that both gays and lesbians have pretty much taken on the opposite gender roles that Tannen talks about My girlfriend had this one male friend who happens to be a homosexual I have only met him about three times and he has always seemed to be extremely feminine My girlfriend says that he is always behaving in such a manner Most of his femininity is portrayed through his non-verbal communication His hands are constantly flailing about his body while he talks These gestures are always in a girlish way with one hand on his
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA