Communicaton Between Women and Men

The communication problem between men and women has evolved since the beginning of time.   When did we finally take a look at the difference in the way we communicate?   In my opinion, the matrimonial relationship probably brought the problem that men and women were having into focus.
The realizations of distinctive styles of each were examined.   The if’s and why’s and divorces began to happen.   Two distinctive communication styles that stand out most in my opinion are hierarchy and consensus.   The hierarchy style form of communication is a style that is considered male.   The male normally wants to be in control and or in charge of the situation.   The male also wants his status to be known on that level.   The consensus style of communication is considered female.   A style that looks for support systems to pull it all together, networking.   Our communication is more egalitarian. ( Tannen, 1990, para. 12).   We react toward one another differently because of our socialization.   As we are born we are treated differently and male and female.   It has always been accepted, even though I feel both should be treated the same.   This treatment has only transfer into a communication problem that goes back from birth.   The male bond better with their male counter parts than woman.   The females on the other hand communicate better with their female counterparts.
    Socialization factors play a very important part is this communication scheme, however, in my personal perspective, I do see women and men very similar, however, they have different ways of expressing themselves.   Men and women have to take the time to learn about the differences and learn to respect them.   As our text explained the young man could only listen once he covered his eyes.   It’s not that he did not want to listen; this was his way of listening.   Once this couple understood their differences, an understanding of communication was met. (Chaffee, 2009, p. 247).   Listening is sometimes very hard for a male...