The comforts and the complexities of sister relationships

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Hour 2

According to our guest, linguist DEBORAH TANNEN, sister relationships are “tugged by two dynamics – closeness and competition.”   She says sisters strive for the right blend of closeness and independence always asking, “How are we the same?  How are we different?”  In this hour of Radio Times, guest host Tracey Matisak talks all about sisters with linguist TANNEN whose book You Were Always Mom’s Favorite!  Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives was just published in paperback.

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