The family is a natural group in which stereotypes of interactions arise over time. These stereotypes create a family structure that defines the functioning of its members, delineates the range of their behavior and facilitates interpersonal contacts between them. One or another viable family structure is quite significant both for the full performance of its main functions, and for solving personally significant tasks — to maintain individuality, while creating a sense of belonging to the whole. Continue reading
The family is the first social community (group) in a person’s life, thanks to which they become familiar with the values of culture, master the first social roles, and gain experience of social behavior. In it, he takes his first steps, experiences his first joys and sorrows, leaves the family for the big world, and then returns back when he becomes uncomfortable in this world.
Ancient thinkers spoke about how important the family is in the life of every person. The ancient Greek philosopher Plato, for example, believed that every man must marry before the age of 35. Continue reading
Divorce is a very controversial social and moral phenomenon, which is defined in the dictionary of family education as “a way to end a marriage during the lifetime of the spouses.” Divorce is just the finale of a family drama, the legal formalization of a broken marital relationship. There are several stages in the process leading up to the final dissolution of a marriage. It all begins with an emotional divorce, which is expressed in the emergence of a sense of alienation, indifference of the spouses to each other, in the loss of trust and love. Continue reading
Thus, dear friends, to solve, or even better, avoid the above and all other family problems, it is extremely important to prepare a person for family life. The readiness of young people to form a family also comes to the attention of family psychology. You can’t do something well without learning how to do it. But what does it mean to prepare for family life? This means that young people should know much more about this life than they do about it, mainly by observing their parents ‘ relationships, which are usually the only example of family life for them. And you and I know that some parents set an extremely negative example for their children. Continue reading
Like any other socio-psychological phenomenon, divorce is usually associated with objective and subjective reasons. Some sociologists believe that the main conditions that determine divorce are the urbanization of lifestyle, migration of the population, the industrialization of the country, and the emancipation of women. All these factors reduce the level of social control, making people’s lives largely anonymous, which in some circumstances creates a lack of responsibility, stable attachment, and mutual care for each other. But these are just some of the conditions, just the background. In such conditions, strong families and temporary (trial), disintegrating marriage unions can simultaneously exist and be created. Continue reading