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Unhealthy Family Relationships Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids

Society & Culture  (tags: kids, unhappy, psychology, behavior, familyhealth, environment, children )

- 2988 days ago -
A new psychology study has found that unhappy families, are unhappy in two distinct ways, and the dual pattern of such unhealthy relationships lead to a host of specific difficulties for children during their early school years.


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Nancy Bridget (527)
Sunday July 18, 2010, 9:35 pm
I totally agree to this..thanks..!!

Past Member (0)
Monday July 19, 2010, 4:49 am
Sure, family is the origin of the communities, if it there is any problem on it, then it will be exported to the community at all.

Monica D (580)
Monday July 19, 2010, 5:35 am
Very interesting article, thank you. Their thinking reminds me of some families I have known and yes they do fall into the three groups - harmonious, enmeshed, and cold. And the children did have the issues mentioned.

Alice C (1797)
Monday July 19, 2010, 6:10 am
Very true !

Carmen S (69)
Monday July 19, 2010, 8:56 am
That is why I do not believe in quick marriages. You should get to know each other for at least a year before a commentment. Then there are no surprises in change of charater which usually causes a problem.
I dated a year, engaged another and then married. 62 years of a great marrigage. We knew each others weakness and strengths. Our two sons gre up in a loving home and are now two well educated and good fathers of their own family. Thank God

. (0)
Monday July 19, 2010, 8:57 am
well DUH!

Henry P (171)
Monday July 19, 2010, 8:11 pm
Thanks for the post Suzane

Robert O (12)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 11:14 am
I totally agree. I've seen it happen with my own eyes. Thank you!

Tuesday July 20, 2010, 1:46 pm
Well of course!

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 4:03 pm
They just found that out?

Jennifer G (20)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 6:16 pm
Noted...thanks for posting

Teresa K (33)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 7:56 pm
What really? Wow ...How did they figure that out?

Catrina Velez (46)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 9:43 pm
It should be up to the woman to decide if she is able to bring a child into the world and give it the care it needs. Much of the stress that causes family friction comes from too many kids, and kids that were not wanted, but the parents had no alternative.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 21, 2010, 1:19 am
one huge cause of marital problems and family breakdowns is porn addiction.
How many divorces are caused by this problem, how many kids learn 'the facts of life' via hardcore sites? How many cases of abuse are due to the bizarre idea that sex is all about control, domination, humiliation and so on?
If you want to fight this, please sign
you will be doing society a big favour!

jake s (0)
Wednesday July 21, 2010, 2:49 pm
Most people are aware of these facts already, so it's hardly newsworthy, and most certainly not worth wasting 3 years of study on, but if it helps even 1 child then good!

Robert & Carmen - I applaud your good luck in having such a long & happy marriage, but many poor souls have courted or lived together for far longer periods before having children only to find that their partner changes a great deal either afterwards or in the following years, people are affected by many different experiences throughout their life that will in some cases cause upset to their partners & / or tears families apart,


Edith B (146)
Wednesday July 21, 2010, 9:48 pm
Thanks for the post!

patrica and edw jones (190)
Wednesday July 21, 2010, 9:54 pm
I would bet there are more stable marriages from Carmen's and our era than exist today. We did not 'move in together' . We courted and got married, had our children and raised them as responsible adults they are today.
Much of the lack of stability in relationships today is due to lack of committment to each other. Children lacking security, children not supervised, children having too much of everything. It is too easy to walk away from relationships without putting in the effort to see it through and see the best in each other.
No one promised us an easy time of it - to quote: 'If there be righteousness in the heart there will be beauty in the character. Beauty in the character brings harmony iun the home. With harmony in the home there will be order in the nation and when there is order in the nation THERE WILL BE PEACE IN THE WORLD.
That is really something worth striving for.......taking the road ' less travelled' would be a start.

Veronica M (33)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 12:29 am
Noted. Thanks for the post. :)

Rose Becke (141)
Saturday August 7, 2010, 5:15 am
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