Grandparents
In many cultures, the level of relationship between the family and its progenitors is quite high. This applies even to American families, where early separation from the parent family is…

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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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Diagnosis of conditions in a dysfunctional family
There are 4 main States of a dysfunctional family: State of global family dissatisfaction. A state of unbearable physical and mental stress. State of family anxiety. State of the family…

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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

Grandparents (grandparents) in the system of family relations (part 2)
Close ideas about the role of "parental programming" in the fate of a person are developed by the American psychotherapist E. Byrne. Describing the various ways in which the family…

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Marriage satisfaction
In psychological research, the main focus is on the study of marriage satisfaction. Most experts define it as an internal subjective assessment, the attitude of the spouses to their own…

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Diagnosis of conditions in a dysfunctional family
There are 4 main States of a dysfunctional family: State of global family dissatisfaction. A state of unbearable physical and mental stress. State of family anxiety. State of the family…

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Adaptation in a young family
The initial period of marriage is characterized by family adaptation and integration. According To I. V. Grebennikov, adaptation is the adaptation of spouses to each other and to the environment…

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