Psychology of the family as a system
Over the past 50 years, a systematic approach has been dominant in family counseling, which views the family as a system. This means that the family is considered as a…

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Principles of joint married life
In a well-off family, there is always a sense of today's and tomorrow's joy. In order to keep it, the couple needs to leave a bad mood and troubles outside…

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Factors of family well-being, stages and crisis periods of marriage (part 1)
A specialist in psychosocial work is familiar with the problem of analyzing factors of family well-being-trouble. The complexity of the family as a social system and the psychological community of…

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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 that the individual goes through in the process of ontogenesis. The stages of the family’s life cycle are associated with the creation of a family, with the appearance of new family members and the “departure” of old ones. These changes in the composition of the family largely change its role functioning.

Carter and Mac Goldring (1980) identify six stages of the family’s life cycle:

non-family status: single and unmarried people who have not created their own family;
the family of the newlyweds;
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Development of family science and historical changes in family and marriage

Many studies have been devoted to family and marriage from ancient times to the present day. Even the ancient thinkers Plato and Aristotle justified their views on marriage and the family, criticized the type of family of their time and put forward projects for its transformation.

Science has extensive and reliable information about the nature of family relationships in the history of society. Family change has evolved from promiscuity (promiscuity), group marriage, matriarchy, and Patriarchy to monogamy. The family passed from the lowest form to the highest as society rose through the stages of development. 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.…

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Family structure
This is the number and composition of family members, as well as the totality of relationships between its members. It is closely related to its function. They mutually influence each…

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Specifics of the premarital period
The results of many studies have shown that the combination of premarital factors that prompted young people to enter into a family Union significantly affects the success of adaptation of…

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Problems of a young family
Most psychologists and sociologists who study family relations emphasize the importance of the initial period of family development (Matskovsky, M. S., Kharchev, A. G., 1978; Sysenko, V. A., 1981; Dementieva,…

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