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A Guide to Methodology

CASE STUDY Transcribed conversation between husband and wife

Source (Gale, 2000)

W=wife, H=husband, T=therapist

1 W Well there once there was a little squabble between (1.0)
2 our daughters (.2) they::::
3 H Quite a squabble=
4 W = Quite a squabble they ended up in court (.) over (.) ah
5 (.) about some property and (.2) and some things and (1.0)
6 I can't say that that had anything to do with it. It could
7 hav:e
8 H ((Clears throat)) But it was stressful=
9 W =It was stressful because I couldn't take neither side (.)
10 of the family.
11 T When was this?
12 W This was:: ((turns to look at husband))
13 H It's been 6 months I guess (.3) ((turns to look at wife
14 and nods)) Uh hum.
15 W Uh hum.
16 T Is that squabble still happening?
17 H They they don't see each other (.3) unless it is (.)
18 ABSOLutely necessary which they did (.hh) when she was in
19 the hospital they were in the same room at one time. But
20 (.) other than that they (.3) they don't want to be in
21 each other's presence.
   

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