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M OHAMMED A. HAMEED A L -F ARDAN M RS. T IMM 12/G 10/M ARCH /2013 How are families different from other families?
I NTRODUCTION Family is the basic unit of a community A healthy family leads to a healthy community Values and customs are passed from generation to generation by families Quote by Princess Diana
T YPES OF F AMILIES Nuclear Family Single-parent Family Extended Family Blended Family Foster Family
N UCLEAR F AMILY A couple and children live together Children – either biological or adopted Also called Elementary Family
S INGLE -P ARENT F AMILY One parent and children live together Causes – divorce, death, no marriage, adoption 90% of single-parent families are headed by mothers
E XTENDED F AMILY Close relatives live in one house or close from each other It includes grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins Responsibilities are shared among all family members
B LENDED F AMILY Biological parent, a stepparent, and the children of one or both parents Children may feel that stepparent is an intruder Children may have troubles with their step brothers
F OSTER F AMILY Cares for children that their real parents cannot care for them They give them a temporary house Sometimes they adopt them
F AMILY R ESPONSIBILITIES Adults’ Responsibilities Children’s Responsibilities Shared Responsibilities
C AUSES OF F AMILY S TRESS Illness Financial Problems Separation and Divorce Drug abuse
F AMILY V IOLENCE Physical Abuse Sexual Abuse Emotional Abuse
H EALTHY F AMILIES Caring and commitment Respect and appreciation Empathy Communication Cooperation
C ONCLUSION In my opinion the best family type is nuclear family The second best is the extended family
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