• Replay Love Is Real Or Not
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    True love is when a person has a deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward one other person. Even through difficult obstacles or changes in life, the strong feeling between the two persons should remain constant and last eternally. However, the novel, Replay, by Ken Grimwood, creates characters that are confused on the meaning of true love. Throughout the novel, the characters are constantly falling in love with many different people and are having many short term marria...
  • Sociological Factors Chinese Families Economic
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    Sociological Factors Shape Family Strategies Traditional studies of Chinese-American family life tend to focus purely on cultural determinants, focusing on Chinese traditions and values. A highly favorable attitude towards these families is brought forth by these studies, and these families are thought to be culturally stronger than other minority groups facing difficulties. These determinants are not the only ways in which these families can be characterized, however. The socio-economic determi...
  • Divorce And It's Effects On Children
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    "Divorce and its effects on Children " Marriage is inversely defined as a pure understanding and love for one another. Marriage is indeed a very joyful event; full of learning and sharing. However, just as many forget the true meaning of Christmas; as is the means of marriage. To develop a healthy and spiritual marriage, both parties should come together in a combining effort to strengthen their relationship. Nevertheless, much is to be done to redefine the status of what marriage is all about,...
  • Divorce In The United States
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    Divorce in the United States Divorce involves the recognition that a marriage has hopelessly failed and that at least one of the partners has no desire to continue the marital relationship. Divorce legally dissolves a marriage, and permits the partners to remarry if they choose. Divorce differs from an annulment, which declares a marriage invalid because of some flaw in the contract. The early American settlers brought with them three different views on divorce: 1) the Roman Catholic view that m...
  • Gay Marriages Marriage Web Institution
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    Part I: Throughout the contents of this paper, I will discuss the article dealing with the legalization of gay marriages in Massachusetts by Richard Cohen. I will begin my discussion by analyzing the article and providing a brief summary of the factual information presented in the text. In addition, I will present my opinion on the article along with corresponding information regarding this particular issue. In turn, I will present my personal beliefs on this topic and support them with other ad...
  • Divorce In America Women Web Marriages
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    "It is easier to divorce my wife of 26 years than to fire someone I hired one week ago. The person I hire has more legal clout... than my wife of 26 years. That's wrong.' -- Judge Randall Hekman, President of the Michigan Family Forum There are, undoubtedly, a number of causes for divorce. Divorce used to be considered scandalous and immoral. This contributed to many marriages surviving despite strains. However, as divorce becomes more common, the more natural and expect able it seems. The numb...
  • Changing Family Functions Families Traditional Social
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    Another function of the family is to regulate the sexual activity. Every culture regulates sexual activity in the interest of maintaining kinship organization and property rights. Reproduction between close relatives can physically or mentally impair offspring. Yet, only humans observe an incest taboo, suggesting that the key reason for controlling incest is social. Social placement function means that families are not needed for people to reproduce, but they help maintain social organization. P...
  • Divorce Domestic Violence
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    As with most life transitions, divorce can be liberating, depressing, frustrating, or traumatic to any person who experiences it. Perhaps the most painful part on the process of divorce is when the children get involved and when they all get trapped in the situation. These children may suffer significant losses in their lives and unless the situation can be handled in a civil manner, they will become prone to the psychological torment that could affect them for the rest of their lives. The issue...
  • Divorce In America Boys Anger Family
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    The divorce rate has dramatically and progressively increased in recent years (Bridgeman & Avon, 1991; Lower & Mill, 1998). Many literatures have cited the varied effects of divorce on children. The most significant findings are affective (Carry, 1989) and behavioral (Wright, 1984) disturbances. Particularly, boys have been observed to be prone to anger (Pieri, 1985). Wilson and Ruth (1985) have speculated that the increase of behavior disorders and juvenile delinquency can be attributed, in par...
  • Poor Communication Divorce Marriage Children
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    Marriage is the foundation in which families are built upon. With more people opting for divorce and even more people cohabit ating the family foundation is being weakened. "Not so long ago marital relationships consisted of three elements: an economic bond of mutual dependency; a social bond supported by the extended family and larger community; and a spiritual bond upheld by religious doctrine, observance and faith." With the disappearance of these elements, most couples enter into marriage wi...
  • Marriage And Divorce Social Work
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    Each year, over 1 million American children suffer the divorce of their parents, moreover, half of the children born this year to parents who are married will see their parents divorced before they turn 18. Maintaining evidence in social science journals demonstrates that the devastating physical, emotional, and financial effects that divorce is having on these children will last into adulthood and affect future generations. Our society places a higher value on romantic love than most other soci...