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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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A modest amount of literature focuses on the effects of family of origin on career development in adults, but there is a dearth of literature on adults whose parents lack postsecondary education once these adults enter the world of work (Whiston & Keller, 2004).
He draws a parallel with his family of origin, recalling that his parents shared cooking, his father doing fifty percent or more.
Family of Origin System Qualities: The scale used was the Flexibility and Cohesion Evaluation Scale - Version IV (Gorall, Tiesel & Olson, 2004; Olson & Gorall, 2006) which assesses six family system variables: Balanced Cohesion (7 items); Balanced Flexibility (7 items); Disengagement (7 items); Enmeshment (7 items); Rigidity (7 items); Chaos (7 items).
I have been looking at this question for over 20 years now, and I freely admit that much of my interest (or even obsession) with this question goes way back to my family of origin.
Although the chapters on gay men, lesbians, and bisexual people include a few pages each on the topic of intimate relationships with partners and significant others, the book provides much more content on individual and family (for example, family of origin and parenting) issues than on relationship issues.
For example, in Palestinian society children are admitted at a relatively later age, following the death of one or both parents, and retain some contact with their surviving family of origin.
For believers, the benefits of membership in their family of origin and the claims of that family loyalty have all been surpassed by the new identity given by God.
Nearly half of 341 GLBT New Yorkers age fifty and older surveyed were providing or had recently provided caregiving assistance to a family of origin member, same-sex partner, or close friend.
The period from 19 to 30 years of age is an important transition period characterized by the end of formal education, living independently from one's family of origin, securing employment, and establishing intimate relationships.
In these cases, the child should be moved to a foster home and the family of origin assessed.
This greater likelihood of lower socioeconomic status relative to family of origin is a crude measure of social and economic failure, and suggests a wide ranging disruption of function that is particularly marked in those reporting the more severe abuse experiences.
The student's demographic variables: sex, age, marital status (single, married or living with a spouse, widow, divorced or living apart), religion (Jewish, Arab, other), the socioeconomic status of the family of origin in childhood (How do you evaluate the economic status of your family-of-origin during your childhood?

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