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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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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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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maturation

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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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

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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Family rules
Every family has its own rules of life. They are divided into vowels and unspoken ones, which everyone knows about, according to which everyone lives, but which are not voiced…

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"Humanistic" model of family education (part 2)
The key concepts of this system of education are cooperation, participation; creative flexible approach to different children; emotional honesty; an atmosphere of love, encouragement, and encouragement. To achieve positive behavior…

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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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