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Family Boundaries (Interactive Concepts)

Boundaries are essentially unwritten rules that define the family interactions, stating who participates and how. For example, can children of the household express their anger to parents? Can a parent form a coalition with a child against the other parent, if so what happens? Can grandparents discipline children when a parent is in the room? […]

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Family Power Structures

Power, simply stated is the ability to influence others. We all know the term, have used it or have had it used on us. In a family system, power within the family is defined according to what members have the power, how they got it, how they maintain it, and at what costs to other […]

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