chapter 12 Flashcards


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Establishing a family

New couple without kids

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Enlarging a family

Families with infants/preschoolers

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Developing a family

Families with kids in school

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Encouraging independence

Kids begin to develop own interests, friends, activities

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Launching children

Kids move out for school, work, life

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Post launching of children

Couple alone at home with no kids

Empty-nest syndrome

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Family Roles

are the functions people serve in the family system

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Four roles commonly emerge during conflict

Blamer: holds others responsible but never takes responsibility for his/her own actions»Placater: peacemaker that will go to any length to make everyone happy» Computer: uses logic/reasoning and not an emotion to reduce conflict» Distracter: makes random, irrelevant comments to make us forget about conflict

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Social exchange theory

determine if the costs are higher than the rewards

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Equity theory:

balance in the investments that both partners make

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Guidelines for Effective Communication in Families

•Maintain equity in family relationships

•Make daily choices that enhance intimacy

•Show respect and consideration•Don’t sweat the small stuff