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Title: Families


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Families
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Family Relationships are Important!
  • They teach us how to love and what being loved is
    like.
  • They teach us who we are, who we want to be, and
    what feeling accepted or rejected is like.
  • They are powerful because they influence our
    emotions and help shape our character.

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Type of Families
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Nuclear Family
  • A family in which a mother, a father, and one or
    more children live together.

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Blended Family
  • A family that results when divorced or widowed
    parents remarry The parents and their respective
    children from previous marriages live in the home
    together

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Single-Parent Family
  • A family with one parent living at home with the
    children.

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Extended Family
  • An emotionally close family that includes
    relatives outside the central family unit.

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Couple Family
  • A family in which only a husband and wife live
    together in a healthy family.

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Adoptive Family
  • It is a legal process through which adults are
    given permanent guardianship of children who are
    not their biological children.

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Foster Families
  • A person or married couple who is not related to
    the children agree to house and raise the
    children for a period of time.

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Characteristics of Healthy Families
  1. Effective Communication This helps prevent
    misunderstandings, build healthy relationships,
    and express oneself.

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Characteristics of Healthy Families
  • Respect As families grow they learn to show
    respect for each other.
  • Respect means refraining from verbally or
    physically hurting another person.
  • Honoring each others privacy
  • Treating others possessions with care.

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Characteristics of Healthy Families
  1. Commitment means being dedicated to recognizing
    and achieving what is best for family members.

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Characteristics of Healthy Families
  • Love a feeling we receive from others in the
    family express affection and unconditional
    support to us.
  • Healthy family members encourage, strengthen, and
    show compassion towards each other.

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Building Healthy Family Relationships
  1. Improve how you behave toward your parents by
    being mature.
  2. Show your family love, compassion, and respect.
  3. Being considerate to others.
  4. Listen to what parents ask to be done.
  5. Helping others with chores or projects.

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Tips for Coping with Family Problems
  1. Confront the problem.
  2. Evaluate the problem as best you can.
  3. Take action
  4. Dont give up.
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