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Slow Speed begins at: 1:16

Explanation begins at: 3:00

Normal Speed begins at: 15:46

Mitch: How was work today?

Nancy: Terrible. Nobody could get along and the name-calling started early.

Mitch: Did anybody throw a tantrum or act out in some other way?

Nancy: Several did. At one point, a couple of them stomped out and slammed the door, but they eventually came back. I wish they’d given each other the silent treatment instead.

Mitch: So there was yelling?

Nancy: Lots of yelling. They tried to talk over each other and wouldn’t take turns. After a while, I wanted to demand some quiet time, but no one would have paid me any attention.

Mitch: That sounds like a lot of posturing. At least it didn’t devolve into hitting and biting.

Nancy: Not yet, but I wouldn’t be surprised if there is plenty of that next week when the Congressional subcommittee on peacekeeping meets again.

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

Category: Relationships + Family