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The Etiquette Edge, 2nd Edition by Beverly Langford

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CHAPTER 26

He Said, She Said

When the Gender Gap Seems as Wide as the Grand Canyon

Several decades of debate and wrangling about the differences between the sexes have yielded at least one area on which most members of both sexes can agree: Gender has nothing to do with a person’s ability to do a job, but men and women are different. But you already knew that, didn’t you? Conversational, problem-solving, and decision-making styles, although certainly unique to individuals, often exhibit themselves in certain discernible patterns according to gender.

The more you understand some of those differences, the less inclined you’ll be to react negatively when you confront them in stressful situations.

MEN AND WOMEN REALLY ARE DIFFERENT

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