the analyst is doing a single "snap shot" of the step mother's statement: Change of language.
Language does not change on its own, but signifies a change of reality for the subject.
For example: "My car broke down on I 95. I got the vehicle towed to a service station."
When we view social introductions and names, it is also context specific.
The step mother of a boy she cared for should use the possessive pronoun "my"--- just as the Solomonic instinct is viewed in other cases.
"We have a kidnapping" Patsy Ramsey ---this is contrary to the natural instinct of a mother to take personal possession of her young daughter while missing. Instead, Patsy used "we", sharing not ownership of the victim, but what she is dealing with. This can be further reviewed here at the blog or at the You Tube video.
Tecia Stauch did not use the possessive pronoun "my" in the statements I have thus far reviewed.
Here is the analyst's observations on the name change from "Gannon" to "G"---
We expect (natural) that "Gannon" could revert to a nickname, term of endearment, or shorter abbreviation. It is when it is reversed that we find an increase in importance. "My son, Robert..." becomes "Bob" or "Bobby" naturally. This is shorter and informal. Should the writer return to "Robert", we must take notice.
The name to nickname may also reveal the parent:
"Bobby loves to play and is in Little League. Robert's grades are excellent."
Here, we find the reverse, from nickname to formal which the context reveals which activity is more important to the parent---school.
Kids have long understood what it means when their parent uses their first name and middle name...attention needed.
This professional is not associated with the case.
Loved and cherished
She wants to think that people would like to find "G"--- not that she thinks it, but "would like to..."
Perhaps he was difficult and a constant challenge to her power as a step-parent or adult. The power to impress your will on another?
I'd need to see more information from her concerning her verbalized reality of their relationship. That she would characterize the efforts of those looking for Gannon in terms of 'power' warrants further exploration.
This is important to note.
Could this be why she stated online that an "accident" had taken place?
Gender Neutral noted.
Is she minimizing her knowledge, or her personal opinion, of who this person/friend is or might be?
Why is she holding back?
Why the gender neutral?
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