Sunday, July 30, 2006

Improving mother-daughter communication

Linguist and author Deborah Tannen offers her insight into why communication between a mother and her daughter sometimes goes south.


As a husband and as a father of a teenage daughter, I've seen this dynamic in action. It ain't pretty.


But, according to Tannen, this is an aspect of family dynamics where we guys can have a stabilizing influence (sort of a like a referee in a title fight).


—Mellow Monk


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