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Synonyms for family

Synonyms for family

a group of usually related people living together as a unit


a group of people sharing common ancestry

one's relatives collectively

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

of or relating to the family or household

Synonyms for family

a person having kinship with another or others

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

an association of people who share common beliefs or activities


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The influences of family of origin on career development: A review and analysis.
Also, the present findings imply that it is likely to be important to include strategies that that explore the perception and role of the family of origin in shaping and maintaining self-evaluations in the religious domain.
The same applies for the establishment of the potentially protective effect of contact with the family of origin, depending on the quality of attachment relationships, family attitudes and contact arrangements.
Is interpersonal behaviour the route by which experiences in the family of origin come to be associated with the outcomes of offspring partnerships?
When psychological marital or family problems arise, the family of origin is the first to know; it observes, intervenes and proposes solutions.
With similar strategies she had been able to cope with her alcohol-dependent father, the violent conflicts in her family of origin and the false front of a harmonious household her mother forced upon them.
Furthermore, more family of origin research is needed on how mother's family of origin processes are associated with father involvement.
This praxis, individuation, is a developmental process involving the melding of such qualities in the family of origin (Bartle, Anderson, & Sabatelli, 1989; Grotevant & Cooper, 1986).
According to Bowen, self-differentiation refers to the extent to which one has successfully resolved emotional attachments to one's family of origin.
For new readers and long-time Beattie fans, the new volume of meditations offers advice on perennial relationship issues such as the never-ending importance of surrendering, manipulation and it's damaging effects, the positive impact of honesty, defensiveness, drama addiction, communication, family of origin issues, how to spot caretaking tendencies and how to stop it, and the natural "peaks and valleys" of self-esteem, all presented to help personal growth enthusiasts "spend a few moments each day remembering what we know.
This analysis scrutinizes the impact of interracial marriage on the family of origin as well as the newly created family.
Research indicates that the family of origin contributes greatly to the development of the workaholic, and the roots of the workaholic's perfectionism often lie in childhood experiences.
However, further research is needed to understand more clearly how mothers are influenced by their own family of origin as well as how men are influenced by the relationship they had with their fathers.
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