Speech on Relationships

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First Informative Speech

There is a big difference in the ways that men and women communicate. In the next few minutes I will explain 10 ways that men and women are different in when communicating. These 10 ways are created by Dr. Susan Sherwood.

I. Email
a. Women
i. relationships
ii. suggestions
iii. apologizing
iv. questions
v. offering thanks
b. Men
i. portray themselves a subject experts
ii. sarcasm
iii. profanity
iv. insults
v. seeking influence and respect
II. Interrupting
a. Women
i. show concern
ii. think men disrupt to change the subject

b. Men
i. try to control conversation by disrupting
ii. think women's supporting interjections are interruptions
c. miscommunication in this area causes frustration and built up anger
III. Chatterbox
a. Who do you think talk more, men or women?
b. Research indicates that there is no significant difference between women and men in the amount of words spoken although, when they do talk, men tend to use more words at a time. The major difference appears to be when men and women do their talking.

c. Women spend more talking time with family and close friends, expressing support and discussing experiences.
d. Men tend to talk more at work and in formal and social settings, and their goal is the exchange of information, even when conversing with a buddy.

c. Women
a. Talk more at home, get bothered with less responsive partners
d. Men
a. see little need to talk unless there is a specific purpose IV. Getting your way
a. The...
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