Functions of the family
The main functions of the family, according to I. V. Grebennikov (Grebennikov I. V., 1991), are: reproductive (reproduction of life, that is, the birth of children, the continuation of the…

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Family life cycle
According To D. levy, the study of the family life cycle requires a longitudinal approach. This means that the family goes through certain stages in its development, similar to those…

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"Psychoanalytic" model of family education (part 2)
Dolto sees the main difficulty in passing the stages of personality formation for children not in children, but in parents. Difficult parents-overprotective, authoritarian, forcibly holding growing children in the nets…

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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Divorce and its social and psychological consequences

Most of the contradictions that arise between spouses can be resolved without resorting to such a radical means as divorce. Often the opinion that divorce will bring real relief and help solve all the difficulties and problems is just a naive misconception. As a rule, a person has his own personal problems in himself and in new relationships they manifest themselves with greater force.

At the same time, divorce creates new problems for which the spouses are often not ready. These are problems of building relationships between ex-husband and wife, as well as relationships with children. In Russia, former spouses are often enemies. Continue reading

Remarriage

And yet – the family broke up. What happens then, when it is possible to create a second family?

When a family breaks up, former spouses are often in conflict. If one of them remarries, the relationship often escalates. If both former spouses remarry, the relationship between them either ends or becomes neutral. Still, in nine cases out of ten, mothers try to keep their children away from their ex – husbands ‘ fathers and do their best to tie their children to their stepfathers.

Another pattern: out of three remarriages, two families break up. Continue reading

Family and marriage

The family is based on marriage relations, in which both the natural and social nature of a person is manifested, both the material (social being) and the spiritual (social consciousness) sphere of social life. Society is interested in the stability of marriage relations, so it exercises external social control over the optimal functioning of marriage through the system of public opinion, means of social influence on the individual, and the process of education (Trapeznikova T. M., 1987).

Modern sociologists define marriage as “a historically changing social form of relations between husband and wife, through which society orders and authorizes their sexual life and sees their marital and parental rights and responsibilities” (Kharchev A. G., 1979, p. 66). Continue reading

Divorce and its social and psychological consequences
Most of the contradictions that arise between spouses can be resolved without resorting to such a radical means as divorce. Often the opinion that divorce will bring real relief and…

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Pre-marital courtship
This is an important stage in preparing for marriage and choosing a spouse. The role of this stage has undergone significant changes in the present century, so that now there…

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Making a decision about marriage
The most significant for the pre-marital period is the motivation for marriage. Decision-making is often polimotivated, such motives can be identified: love, duty, spiritual closeness, material calculation, psychological compliance, and…

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Motivation for marriage
Interesting attempts to consider the "mechanisms" of the origin of love experiences. Thus, the most famous approach of Otto Weininger, who believed that the differentiation of the sexes, their separation…

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