Each underestimates her own power and overestimates the other’s.
Category Archive: Deborah Tannen
Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
Relationships are made of talk – and talk is for girls and women.