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1 Family and Peer Relationships
Chapter 6

2 6:1 Friendships

3 Types of Friendships Acquaintances are people you know but who are not your close friends Good Friends are people you see often. You spend enough time with them to know each other quite well Close Friend/Best Friend are usually only a few people in your life

4 What is a Friend? What qualities do you look for in a friend?
In order for a friendship to develop both people must have similar traits for the friendship to grown Someone with whom you can talk Someone who accepts you Someone who supports you Someone you can trust Someone who is open

5 Why do you need friends? Friendships take time and commitment to develop. Benefits of Friendship Helps you to mature intellectually, emotionally and socially Get to know yourself better Source of companionship Contribute to personal development

6 Why do you need friends? Can help you know and understand your own thoughts and feelings Help you to accept yourself as a person and increase your self-esteem Helps you develop empathy (an emotion in which you feel what another is feeling) Increase you communication skills Learn how to work cooperatively Satisfy the need for companionship Prepare for future lone-term relationships

7 Developing a Close Friendship
How do you develop a friendship? What qualities do you have for building a friendship? What qualities are you looking for in a friend?

8 Developing a Close Friendship
Be Friendly Develop Rapport An atmosphere in which the other person feels comfortable and wants to talk Share Yourself Build Trust Most relationship MUST have For trust to develop and grow, both people must believe the other person is honest Both must believe information share will not be used against them in any way

9 Developing a Close Friendship
Respond with empathy Be open to growth Blind spots – your blind spot are factors that you did not know about yourself

10 The GOAL of a close Relationship
Experience fulfillment through sharing in the areas of intellectual, emotional, spiritual or physical A friendships may provide a few of the areas but a marriage can provide in all these areas Commitment

11 Peer Relationships Your peers are at the same stage of their life path as you

12 Handling Negative Peer Pressure
Passive- go along with what is said or the group Aggressive behavior – yelling, calling names, criticizing, etc. will often lead to more intense violence Assertive- letting peers know what you think and feel by using good communication skills, this is the best way to respond

13 Handling Bullying Using aggressive behavior to intentionally harm another person is called bullying Bullying is a sing of social immaturity because bullies are not concerned about the well-being of others

14 Bullying Physical Bullying – punching, poking, hair-pulling, beating
Emotional Bullying – rejecting, defaming, humiliation, blackmailing, manipulation friends, isolating, pressuring peers Sexual Bullying – exhibitionism, requests for sexual activities, sexual harassment, abuse involving physical contact and assault Verbal Bullying – name calling, teasing, gossip

15 Cyberbullying Using technology such as internet or cell phones to send hurtful or threating messages to another person Spreading lies or rumors through or instant message Registering another person form something online without permission Posting pictures with the subject’s permission

16 Relationships in the Family
6:2 Relationships in the Family

17 Factors Influencing Family Relationships
How well do family members know each other? How much time do family members spend together? What common interest do family members share? What kind of communications occur in the family? Does acceptance and support exist in the family? Does love and concern exist in the family?

18 Understanding your Parent’s Point of View
Cultural role expectations Providing for the family Support network Protect the well-being of the family

19 Parent-Teen Conflict Adjusting to changes such as teen’s independence
Different point of view

20 Negotiating Solutions
Shows a positive attitude Good communication skills

21 Relationships with Siblings
Encourage each other Sibling rivalry With a close sibling relationship it can be the core of a strong support group

22 Relationships in the World Around You
6:3 Relationships in the World Around You

23 Relationships with Significant Adults
Grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, youth leaders, religious leaders, coaches Relationships is usually less stressful than with parents

24 Work Relationships Customer Relations Relating to Fellow Employees
Friendly services Relating to Fellow Employees Relationship with Supervisors

25 Relationships with People of other cultures
Multiculturalism – a society with people of different cultural backgrounds Diversity – the unique qualities of people form different cultural backgrounds

26 Accepting Differences
Getting to know people Meeting people of other cultures Take the initiative to introduce yourself and be friendly

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