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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.

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These emotions were evoked not only in reaction to the clients and their abusive partners, but also toward the students' interpersonal romantic and family of origin relationships.
Being a daughter signified the influence (or lack of influence) of the family; the place in their own family of origin; and spouses, partners, and children.
Specifically, counselors may find it useful to assess the relationship and personal growth dimensions of their clients' family of origin. Questions that focus on the level of conflict, cohesion, independence, achievement-orientation, and moral-religious emphasis may be particularly revealing.
Though the research is limited, studies have focused on late adolescent development of intimate relationships as enhanced or limited by family of origin relationships (Barber, 1992; Kenny & Donaldson, 1991; Paul & White, 1990).
A man may be reluctant to compromise his adult status or independence by asking his family of origin for assistance (Hays, Magee, & Chauncey, 1994).
The long-range solution is to work on one's own "emotional reactivity" and work on one's own wounds by making one's family of origin "a personal research project."
As part of the family history, the following two questions were asked after asking questions about family of origin. Again, each woman was informed that everyone was asked the same research questions, and that responding was optional.
Many fatherhood scholars have hypothesized that fathers' family of origin experiences are associated with future fatherhood attitudes and behaviors (see Lamb, 1997; Doherty, Kouneski, & Erickson, 1998; Pleck, 1997).
Julie Beach authors "Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia and the Family of Origin: The Biologic Cry for Existential & Humanistic Growth", a provocative presentation asserting that eating disorders are symptomatic of a potentially fatal loss of self eerily similar to that seen in schizophrenia.
The study addressed the following research question: What is the impact of family cohesion and adaptability in the participant's family of origin on dysfunctional career thoughts, specifically decision-making confusion, commitment anxiety, and external conflict?
Parental interventions are influenced, positively and negatively, by relationships with authority figures within their own family of origin. Primary family relationships set the foundation for establishing the stable patterns that promote family values and goal achievement.
"Chakra Wisdom Oracle" how to: Bypass your logical brain and let your intuition speak; Reprogram your life through buzzwords; Heal wounds from your family of origin; Use brand-new card spreads and create personalized layouts; Read the cards using Tori's profound 7 aspects method.

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