3Feb, 2021

A brief introduction to transactional analysis

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It’s like someone has pressed “play” on a recording and we play back what we saw without question. Depending on our culture, we learn to say please and thank you; to perform simple greeting rituals, to eat with knife, fork, chopsticks, right hand only; to defer to our elders; to help old ladies carry their packages. In other words, we acquire the skills of getting along politely with other people and of behaving in socially acceptable ways.We may also acquire some of the gender-specific messages that belong in our culture. […]