marriage & family

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  1. culture
    beliefs, customs, and traditions
  2. race
    common physical characteristics of a group
  3. ethnicity
    nationality, ancestry, language and culture (encompasses culture)
  4. modes of transmission for HIV & AIDS
    blood, semen, rectal fluid, pre cum, breast milk, vaginal fluids
  5. ego states: parent
    rules, morals
  6. ego states: adult
    balances the two
  7. ego states: child
    emotions, needs
  8. stress
    the body and minds reaction to life
  9. married couples have better sex
    proximity, long term contract, exclusivity, emotional bonding
  10. strengths
    • how they succeed in difficulty
    • develop in response to challenges
    • strong families are not perfect
    • develop over time
  11. asian family strength
    filial piety
  12. white family strength
    • commitment to family
    • spiritual well being
  13. black family strength
    • strong kinship bond
    • egalitarian marriages
  14. latino family strength
    familism "family first"
  15. gunny sacking fighting dirty
    hide true feelings
  16. passive aggressive fighting dirty
    using passive communication with aggressive intent
  17. rapid fire fighting dirty
    • ask lots of questions
    • questioning to confuse
  18. verbal abuse fighting dirty
    name calling
  19. fighting fairly
    • negotiate from an adult position (avoid ultimatums, if one loses, both lose)
    • focus on the issue
    • use humor for comic relief
    • always go for closure or resolution
    • call a time out or foul when necessary
    • resist giving silent treatment
  20. kinship
    relatedness of a group
  21. nuclear family
    mother, father, sister, brother (same house)
  22. conjugal family
    focus on marriage (couple system)
  23. consanguineal family
    blood line
  24. extended family
    aunts, uncles, cousins (still blood)
  25. polygamy
  26. monogamy
    • single spouse
    • no intimate relationships outside of them
  27. pseudo kin
    close outside of blood, family friends (ex: god mother if not related)
  28. matrilineal
    tracing ancestry through moms blood line (Judaism)
  29. patrilineal
    fathers genes (last name)
  30. bilateral
    equal emphasis of ancestry on mom and dads side
  31. matriarchal
    female figurehead of family
  32. patriarchal
    male figurehead of family
  33. egalitarian
    the move towards equality of both partners
  34. matrilocal
    decision to live by moms family
  35. patrilocal
    decision to live by dads family
  36. neolocal
    living arrangements independent of mom or dads family
  37. sutra/sub system
    sub system within sutra
  38. trust vs. mistrust
    live or die?
  39. autonomy vs. shame/doubt
    • am i able?
    • can i do it by myself?
    • (independence)
  40. initiative vs. guilty
    can they initiate a task
  41. industry vs. inferiority
    what they are good at
  42. identity vs. role confusion
    who am i?
  43. intimacy vs. isolation
    balance of wants and needs
  44. generativity vs. stagnation
  45. integrity vs. despair
    • i am good
    • i left good
    • i did good
  46. communication modes
    • body movement (most communication)
    • verbal
    • vocal
  47. communication style
    • expresses feelings and wishes making direct statements
    • tend to listen, negotiate and compromise
  48. communication style
    expresses feelings and thoughts at expense of others
  49. communication style
    • feelings, thoughts and wishes are not directly expressed
    • tend to smile and comply
    • minimal eye contact
    • speaking style is soft and weak/wavering
    • uses vague phrases
  50. assertive statement needs:
    perspective, feelings, needs
  51. clarifying language
    • omission (about what?)
    • "i can't believe you did that"
  52. clarifying language
    • how? more way than one
    • "clean your room better"
  53. clarifying language
    • generalizing, need them to be more specific
    • "let's fix the problem"
    • "let's make a decision"
  54. non verbal cue
    emphasis non verbal cue
  55. non verbal cue
    control/monitor speaking
  56. block to listening
    when you compare own knowledge/experience to someone else's situation
  57. block to listening
    mind reading
    assuming you know what the other person means or other person should know what you mean
  58. block to listening
    practicing what you want to say
  59. block to listening
    selective hearing
  60. block to listening
    assessing someones character
  61. block to listening
    day dreaming/zoned out
  62. block to listening
    "me too" only thinking of you experiences
  63. block to listening
    giving advice, preparing how to fix the problem instead of just listening
  64. block to listening
    person just likes to hear own voice
  65. block to listening
    being right
    wait till conversation proves you're right
  66. block to listening
    switch topic
  67. block to listening
    recede jut to get conversation over with
  68. couple system
  69. couple system
  70. couple system
    blames: aggressive
  71. couple system
    agrees: passive
  72. couple system
    over functioner
    one does everything
  73. couple system
    under functioner
    one does nothing
  74. framework
    symbolic interaction
    focus on roles
  75. framework
    social construction
    • shared meaning
    • have to agree on truths
  76. framework
    focus on gender equality
  77. approaches to studying couples/families
    • anthropology
    • biology
    • child development
    • economics
    • education
    • english
    • history
    • human ecology
    • law
    • medicine
    • psychiatry/psychology
    • social work/sociology
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marriage & family
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