Yours, Mine, and Ours- Blended families – Part 2 of 2

In my previous blog, I introduced information about stepfamilies, also referred to as blended families, and focused on elements which may influence the experience of building close and supportive relationships in these families.

In a chapter written by Greene, Anderson,

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The Narrative of members of a family – Part 2 of 3

As explained in the earlier blog of this series, people usually interpret happenings in their family depending on what happened in the past. Sometimes through past intimate relationships they had or even through what they observed in their own families

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What Makes A Family in 2016?

What really makes up a family? Are we bound by social norms when defining a family? When someone mentions a family, the picture of a mum and dad with kids rushes to mind. However, this is not always the case.

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The shape our family gives us

Many say that our upbringing has some effect on our personality.  Some psychologists also believe that it is also affected by one’s place in the family, or rather, the birth order.

Some studies show that first born are likely to

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How illness affects the family

When a person suffers from a serious illness, it is not just the afflicted who experiences anxiety and stress. Their loved ones hurt with them when a sinister diagnosis is made. Consequently, the whole family starts to experience dread as

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