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Behavior experts explain Trump and Melania’s strange inauguration behavior

  • Body language experts told Mic behavior like this could be one of many signs of an unhappy relationship.
  • “If you didn’t know that they were married, you wouldn’t know that they are married,” communication and body language expert Susan Constantine said in a phone interview Monday.
  • “Not only did he not wait, he went up the stairs and greeted the Obamas,” body language expert and professional speaker Patti Wood said in a phone call. “He didn’t even look back to see if she was there or help her up the stairs.”
  • Wood elaborated: “He does not, as she comes to his side, hold her, greet her, bring her in close. He does a quick glance as if she was anybody and he doesn’t touch her.
  • Constantine believes the Obamas’ body language demonstrates a much stronger relationship. "Melania is an object to [Trump],” Constantine said. “I don’t see any warmth or true love and compassion in that relationship whatsoever." Read more

Do I have anyone following who speaks Polish and would be willing to translate a couple of sentences for me? I’m writing a story…

Good evening, ma’am. I lost my way in the forest. May I come in?

I’m sorry to disturb you. But I saw your lights, and it is cold in the woods.

The speaker is female, addressing an older woman, the period is in the early 1940s. She’s well-educated, speaking with deliberate formality.

If you want, I can, um, offer you a translator’s credit on my self-published story on Medium or someplace.