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