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Gender Conversational Rituals

Explain the role of gender conversational rituals. Elaborate on the topic and share several ways you would have to adapt to gender differences in communication (give examples).

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Men and women have different ways of communicating their ideas and thoughts. Usually the purpose behind the way they are communicating differs. Gender conversational rituals are learned methods of speaking from very young and differs between men and women. These rituals are also different based on the country because societal expectations, religion, and cultural play a role. When communicating, one would need to know what the right response is.

When boys talk, they are defining status within the group (giving orders and then if those orders are taken, the status increases). They use language to top one another. Girls on the other hand try to emphasize that ...

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Men and women speak differently because their expectations from the conversation are different. Men are more competitive and are trying to up themselves from the others. On the other hand, women are trying to forge friendships and trying to show that we are the same. Understanding these differences helps a person improve their method of communication and expectations in conversations at work and at home.