This also provides opportunity for the person to

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This also provides opportunity for the person to validate or empathize with you Listening o When women listen they tend to offer a lot of non-verbal feedback Eye contact, back channeling, nodding your head, etc. To let the person know you are paying attention and connecting with you Not necessarily agreement o Men tend to see those non-verbal signs as agreement As a result they use fewer of them If they used a lot of them, it would lower their status Does not mean they are not listening This is where the cross-cultural misunderstanding comes in o Women tend to think men are not listening and men think that women keep interrupting them Men see these interruptions as the women trying to take power when really they are just using them to connect Cooperative overlap
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Asking questions o Men view this as admitting their ignorance You do not want to do this because you are supposed to be sharing what you know o Women view this as a chance for connection The opportunity to talk with someone, understand deeper and let someone help you out Women also add tag questions Ex: When someone does this, don't you think that? Does this to invite connection and conversation Men view this is not knowing Conflict o Men view this as a contest, where there is a winner and a loser So men initiate more conflict so they increase their status It is a dominance and power thing o
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