1. Families Today 2. Family Problems 3. Keeping the Family Healthy
Objectives › Explain why healthy family relationships are important › Identify three main factors that have changed the form of families › Describe some family forms that exist today › Summarize the division of responsibilities within a family
More women in the work force High divorce rate Postponing Marriage
Nuclear Family Single-Parent Family Extended Family Blended Family Foster Family Other Families
Explain why the family is called the basic unit of social health What are the three main factors that account for changes in the American Family? What is a blended family? What is socialization?
Objectives › List some causes of stress in families › Describe three types of abuse that can happen in families › Explain what problems runaways are likely to have
Illness Financial Problems Separation and Divorce Drug Abuse
A relationship based on mutual trust, acceptance, and common interests or values. People look to friends for honest reactions, encouragement during bad times, and understanding when they make mistakes.
Casual Friends Close Friends › Loyalty, Honesty, Empathy, Reliability Friends of the Opposite Sex › Gender roles?
Envy and Jealousy Cruelty and Manipulation Cliques › How does peer pressure play a part of cliques?
Q: Why do guys spend so much time teasing each other? Even when the remarks are harsh, the guys just laugh them off. A: It’s easier to joke than have serious meaningful conversations.
What is a friendship? Why are they important? Briefly describe three different types of friendships. What kind of problems arise in friendships? Explain how peer pressure can be both positive and negative.
Objectives › List some things you can learn about a person by dating › Describe the cycle of violence
What are qualities do you look for? Do you have any ‘absolutes?’
The cycle of violence › Tension-Building › Violent Episode › Calm or “Honeymoon” stage
Jealous when you talk to others Makes all decisions and tries to control what you do Has a history of bad relationships You feel isolated from family & friends You feel less-confident and therefore avoid all conflict/arguments with said person
Step 1: Admit is exists Step 2: Realize it is not your fault (you can’t make decisions for them). Step 3: Seek help
What does infatuation mean? List three things people can learn by dating. What is dating violence? Describe the cycle of violence.
Objectives: › Identify some risks of sexual intimacy › Explain why emotional intimacy is important in close relationships › List some skills that can help you choose abstinence.
Effect on your emotional health Effect on your relationship Risk of Pregnancy Risk of sexually transmitted infections
Openness, sharing, affection, and trust that can develop in a close relationship. A couple can have a close relationship without being sexually intimate….but it is hard for them to keep a relationship with no emotional intimacy.
The act of refraining from, or not doing something. Examples: Alcohol and others drugs, Sex
Set clear limits Communicate your limits Avoid high-pressure situations Assert yourself
What are four possible risks of sexual intimacy? Define emotional intimacy. How can emotional intimacy help a relationship to grow? Define Abstinence.