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role reversal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrole reversalrole reversala situation in which two people, especially a man and a woman, each do what is traditionally expected of the other role
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role reversalBut a role reversal might be interesting to start off with.But, on the dodges and self-deceptions of role reversal, this play is indefatigably predictable.As parents age, the issue of role reversal becomes more prominent.But if the move from history to hystery were simply a matter of role reversal it would be relatively unproblematic.This is a remarkable role reversal.But there has been some role reversal.A recent parenting study corroborates the benefits of such role reversal.Another important finding of the study was the confusion and ambivalence which these carers exhibited in relation to role reversal.
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