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Boundaries Violation Dual Relationships - ... A. 11.a, p. 3). Therefore, an effective termination process secures a trust in the overall treatment process, while minimizing the return of symptoms or feeling or exploration. Termination is a key phase of every client’s treatment, and the therapists should help the client plan for it, prepare for it, and process it during this process Howard should not make the client feel abandoned. In conclusion, I would recommend Howard to use critical thinking and refer his client to a CBT therapist. A CBT therapist could work on the behavior that is causing the emotional issues....   [tags: therapist-client relationship, psychology]
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Dual Relationships Between Counselors and Clients - ... In addition to the ethical issues that arose from these situations, all of the clients were under 18 years of age so the actions of these employees had legal ramifications. Many of our clients had been victims of sexual abuse prior to admission into our program. I always viewed our programs as safe places where clients would be treated with respect and could develop strong therapeutic relationships with both their counselors and program staff members. Unfortunately, the actions of a few had a detrimental effect on our programs and also the lives of our clients....   [tags: ] 1588 words
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Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure - Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure Chemical Dependency counselors have quite a few ethical dilemmas to deal with. Therapists that are in recovery may confront some even more complex dilemmas, opposed to those who are not. There is a high percentage of addiction counselors that are in recovery. In fact, 55% of 36,000 members of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC) are recovering alcoholics and 21% are recovering from some other chemical dependency. This brings up two sides to counselors in recovery....   [tags: Papers] 1117 words
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Costs and Benefits of a Dual Relationship in Psychology - One major debate for counselors or psychologists is the costs and benefits of a dual or multiple relationship between the clinician and a client. One way a multiple relationship may occur is when a clinician is holding a professional role as well as playing another role with the same person outside of the professional setting (APA, 2002). Two major types of additional relationships a clinician may be involved in with an individual(s) is a sexual or non-sexual relationship. It is ethically wrong to engage in a sexual relationship with a current client, student, supervisee etc., leaving minimal room for debate....   [tags: client, ethics, boundries] 1574 words
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Gender Roles and Social Relationships - Important part in behavior patterns and traits that molds males or females has to do with social context that may be seen as normal in one social context and abnormal in any other deals with gender roles. When a child become aware of their biological factors dealing with values, patterns and motive behavior within a culture that appropriate, can be different within females and males creating gender stereotypes. Robert Sapolsky open the door to aggressive behavior stating that raised testosterone level in male can cause aggressive behavior....   [tags: morals, emotional development, mental health] 743 words
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Multiple Relationships - In a national survey exploring the significant ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by helping professionals, respondents ranked “blurred, dual or conflictual relationships” among the most difficult to navigate in their day to day practice (Barnett, Et Al., p. 401). Dual relationships, also commonly referred to as multiple or nonprofessional relationships, are defined in the American Psychological Association’s ethics code as “ones in which a practitioner is in a professional role with a person in addition to another role with the same individual, or with another person who is close to that individual” (Corey, Corey & Callahan, p....   [tags: Ethical Challenges, Dilemmas]
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The Dual Nature of Characters in Othello - The Dual Nature of Characters in Othello In Shakespeare's tragedy, Othello, Iago is uncharacteristically honest when he says "I am not what I am". However, he is not the only character whose appearance differs from the reality. Nonetheless, he is possibly the only person who intends this duplicity. Unfortunately everyone is under the impression that Iago is "honest and just". Once alone, Iago reveals "when devils will the blackest sins put on, they do suggest at first with heavenly shows as I do now"....   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Othello] 1072 words
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Romantic Relationships: Fundamental Aspects of Life? - Social-Scientists in the United States present boatloads of research on ways to keep alive the elusive spark in romantic relationships, nevertheless, we live in the country with the highest divorce-rates in the world. Meredith Small, an anthropologist from Cornell University and author of What’s Love Got to do With it?, presents a number of well-researched theories as to why so many romantic relationships may not withstand the test of time. Romantic relationships are tricky for everyone, but that hasn’t stopped us from trying....   [tags: marriages ending in divorce: why?]
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The Concept of Dual Addiction - The Concept of Dual Addiction This research paper will focus on the concept of dual addiction specifically, that of alcohol addiction and simultaneous nicotine addiction. I should make note at this point of my personal interest in the addictive process is a result of the existence of addiction in my family. I have experienced and observed the chaos, hardships and tragedies in my family as a result of the progressive nature of the addiction process. First, I would like to provide a general definition of addiction....   [tags: Papers] 1235 words
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Dual-Earner Family - “In dual earner families, the father’s willingness to share responsibilities is a crucial factor. If he is uninvolved, the mother will carry a double load, at home, and work, which leads to fatigue, distress, and little time and energy for children” (Berk, 2009). The challenges that Deb, Ron and their children face are both parents work on none stop schedule. Deb and Ron interview gave insight as to how busy they are; they also talked about how their typical day goes. For example in Ron’s interview, he discusses how his day starts....   [tags: Family Psychology, working mom]
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Thoughts on Marriage in Nineteenth-Century Europe - In the aftermath of the dual revolution, European society underwent vast changes spanning all aspects of society. Political ideologies began to evolve congruently with changes that were occurring across the continent. Various conservative, liberal, and utopian viewpoints emerged, critiquing the new modern society. The critiques encompassed all aspects of society, including the ideas of marriage and family. Three prominent intellectual figures that proposed differing ideas on marriage were Louis de Bonald, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Charles Fourier....   [tags: dual revolution, political ideologies] 1512 words
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Latino Dual Identity - Latinos who were raised in the United States of America have a dual identity. They were influenced by both their parents' ancestry and culture in addition to the American culture in which they live. Growing up in between two very different cultures creates a great problem, because they cannot identify completely with either culture and are also caught between the Spanish and English languages. Further more they struggle to connect with their roots. The duality in Latino identity and their search for their own personal identity is strongly represented in their writing....   [tags: Hispanic Culture, Identity Essays]
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APA Codes of Ethics: 3.05 Multiple Relationships - APA Codes of Ethics: 3.05 Multiple Relationships Introduction The relationship between a therapist and their client is a very important. However, too many relationships with a client can be potentially harmful to the client as well as the therapist. American Psychological Association (APA) Codes of Ethics 3.05a deals with how to ethically handle multiple relationships. A dual or a multiple relationship exists whenever a counselor has other connections with a client in addition or in succession to the counselor–client relationship (Moleski & Kiselica, 2005)....   [tags: counseling]
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Living as a Member of Single-Mother Families in Korea - Living as a Member of Single-Mother Families in Korea Becoming Single-Mother Families Women can become single due to a variety of reasons, including widowhood, separation, divorce, abandonment, and non-marital childbirth. While divorce and non-marital childbirth are the major paths to be single (Weinraub et al., 2002), widowhood and divorce have been the primary reasons of being single mothers for Korean women in the past decade (Yang, 2004). In particular, the number of single mothers through divorce is rapidly increasing in the past decade (Kong, 2000)....   [tags: Family Relationships] 1459 words
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Women in Violent Relationships - Throughout the years, there have been immense efforts to expand knowledge about the experiences women have endured in violent relationships. The emergence of internal, external risk factors, correlates, and causes of intimate partner violence has increased rapidly in recent decades. Although there has been a rise in many supportive groups, there are still various barriers that exist and prohibit women from seeking help to detach themselves from a violent relationship. In reading Roz story, I have learned of the many barriers to understand, “why couldn’t she just leave?” Although this question may have no straight answer and may even have hindered implications, I feel that patriarchy plays a...   [tags: Domestic Violence] 1470 words
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Defense of Traditional Marriage by Ryan T. Anderson - Ryan T. Anderson discusses the legal status of same-sex relationships in his article “In defense of traditional marriage” (2013). He contends that marriage is defined historically, socially and legally as existing between a man and a woman and should remain so defined for the benefit of society. Anderson is correct in his historical interpretation of marriage; yet present day usage would imply that the definition of marriage is undergoing a social change which should be reflected in the law. The premises Anderson puts forth are not new....   [tags: same-sex marriage, dual-sex couples]
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Military Cyber: An Evolution In Command Relationships - Future conflicts will not have to start with a bang. An Air Force C-17 carries a special payload, and somewhere over the Indian Ocean the cargo is released. This cargo consists of the latest in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technology: swarms of mini UAVs with the appearance and perceived characteristics of locusts. The objective of this swarm is to disrupt and not destroy key electrical nodes in a target nation, allowing USSOCOM troops to enter the country undetected. Simultaneously, US cyber forces are disrupting the backup generator systems to ensure radar systems stay down....   [tags: United States Military, Cyber Command]
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Ethical Dilemma for Mental Health Professionals - In a national survey exploring the significant ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by helping professionals, respondents ranked “blurred, dual or conflictual relationships” among the most difficult to navigate in their day to day practice (Barnett, Et Al., p. 401). Dual relationships, also commonly referred to as multiple or nonprofessional relationships, are defined in the American Psychological Association’s ethics code as “ones in which a practitioner is in a professional role with a person in addition to another role with the same individual, or with another person who is close to that individual” (Corey, Corey & Callahan, p....   [tags: Forming Relationships, Nonprofessional]
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Learning Outcomes for a Social Service Worker - 11 1. Develop and maintain professional relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards aligned to social work. Learning Outcomes Knowledge and skills Required to meet the Outcomes Experience and Resources Required Evidence of Accomplishment Learning Outcomes Established and maintain professional boundaries as a social service worker at placement • Build rapport with clients to earn their trust, confidence and respect. • Display caring and attentive human qualities that make clients feel welcome, safe, comfortable and respected. • Facilitate group and one and one counselling sessions with clients • Feedback from supervisor, clients and other staff members Learning...   [tags: relationships, ethics, advocate] 985 words
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Social Workers and Code of Ethics to Follow - The Code of Ethics is the professional conduct that governs the profession of Social Work. Each candidate that is licensed by the Board must adhere to these conducts whether or not they are providing services on the telephone, in person and electronically. The Code of Ethics provides guidelines that protect the client, colleagues, and themselves to prevent any unethical standards. One of the conducts that the Code of Ethics refers to is that as social worker we have an ethical responsibility to the client we serve....   [tags: Theraupetic, Clients, Relationships] 542 words
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Essay on Relationships in Antony and Cleopatra - Destructive Power Relationships in Antony and Cleopatra   Antony and Cleopatra's “love” is not really about love at all.  Their interaction can only be considered a sort of immature lust-power relationship. Their relationship is shallow, self-centered, irresponsible and destructive. Their attraction for each other centers around infatuation and a sort of egoistic rush that they are more important than the world.  Just as a man or woman of today may attempt to control the desires of his or her intended, Cleopatra wants to manipulate Antony into wanting her: Cleopatra....   [tags: Antony Cleopatra Essays Papers] 1241 words
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Amy Tan Overcoming Faulty Relationships and Self Identity - ... Mothers never fully realized though that their good intentions were not always in the best interest of their daughters. In Tan’s life her mother wanted her to be a concert pianist and even a neurosurgeon, but Tan instead became a writer (McCarthy). Unlike her mother, Tan did not believe she could be anything special but herself (Showalter 798). Many of the women in Tan’s books did not know what kind of person they were. The scholar, Gary Weiner, observes that “Being simultaneously insider (a person who identifies strongly with her cultural group) and outsider (deviant and rebel against that tradition), she cannot figure out from which perspective to speak” (42)....   [tags: Chinese American authors]
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Sociology Research into Father-Daughter Relationships - Statement of the Problem: Research over the years has emphasized the role family has upon children within a family system. The role a mother plays for her children has been researched continuously for decades, often neglecting the impact of the father. With this lack of knowledge surrounding a father's paternal responsibilities and implications as a nurturer, it is important to examine the consequences of their actions on their children's future. Recently, research has begun to include the father's role, in particular to their daughter and features they look for in their romantic counterparts....   [tags: Sociology Essays] 2201 words
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The Loss of Connection - The age of technology has meant lots of modern comforts. Instant heat, cold, coffee, and communication are no longer luxuries in this day and age. Instead, they are expected as necessities of any civilized person in current Western culture. In recent history we have gained accessed to instant and constant communication with anyone and everyone. While this is wonderful for the youth pastor wanting to communicate the details of church events to kids and parents, it lacks depth and true connection....   [tags: Relationships] 1009 words
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An Inside Look at 0nline Dating - ... . ) and / or technologies (post , chat, webcam, etc. . ) . In a common acceptance, this type of site is designed to promote the romantic encounters and can play the role of marriage agency. Some dating sites may be specialized : Vocational Guidance ( Viadeo, Xing ) , friendly ( Facebook ) game by cultural affinity, organized ( Idiliz ) but also travel to meetings vocation erotic or sentimental ( Meetic ) . All these sites differ in how social networking and the type of network used (open, by invitation of a member by paying subscribers....   [tags: love and relationships through the internet] 1550 words
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Employers Must Recognize the Challenges of a Dual Career Family - Transition from Traditional Career Households to Dual Career Households has reflected immense roping between requirements of Work and Family. This struggle to juggle has intensified the Work Conflicts and requires spouses to be more understanding and participative in child/elder care centred activities. At the same time, it is pressing for Family Friendliness Employers. It is realized that a balance between work and family life can only be promised via an integration of FWTAs. An attempt is made to shed light on Work Conflict, Family Conflict, Work-Family Conflict, Quality of Work Life, Quality of Family Life, Work life Balance and Life Satisfaction....   [tags: employment, workforce, dual career, working mom]
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China’s Investment in Africa - ... III. THE POSITIVE OUTCOMES Among what is considered as positive outcomes in Sino-African relations are first of all (preceding all the infrastructural development) the availability of cheap goods including clothes, upholstery, and Chinese cars that have flooded the African market. China has created an alternative financial empowerment that has led to an increased quality of life of many Africans because of the affordability of their products. Counted also among the positive impacts are China’s capital investments in infrastructure, skill and knowledge transfer (which honestly in my opinion are the least realized positive outcomes), generous aid packages (which often have unclear terms)...   [tags: global economy, international relationships]
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Exploring the Sharp Rise in Dual-Career Families - Most everyone was raised in a family that had two working parents. Even now most married adults are working couples. According to a survey, “the percentage of dual-income families has increased sharply over the past 30 years.” As more and more female enter the work force more single family careers are turning into two-career families. In this economy can a family actually afford not to have both adults working. Whether it’s for money, wanting to seek a goal or just to benefit your family, the dual-career family has taken place of the single career family....   [tags: Social Issues, Family, Dual Income] 509 words
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The Professional Relationship - Questions about professional ethics get stirred up when dual relationships or professional and client boundaries are violated. The American Psychological Association (APA) Ethics committee revealed 40 to 50% of complaints filed originate from concerns with dual relationships (Meyer, 2005). License held by psychological professionals are revoked when the professional disregards the rights of the clients. The leading cause of professional termination is because of dual relationships between the professional and their client (Meyer, 2005)....   [tags: Psychology]
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What is Customer Relationship Management - Customer managers apply different perspectives to their work with strategic customers. Relationship marketing is a tool that is used to sustain the loyalty between customer and organization by developing a level of “trust.” One characteristic of “loyalty programs” aims at creating strong lasting relationships while developing a commitment to their company. 2. Describe in detail the 4 buying influences and their characteristics in B2B marketing B2B buying influences consist of supplier Web sites, infomediaries, market makers, and customer communities (Keller, 2012, p....   [tags: loyalty programs, relationship marketing]
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Coach, Player Relationshps - In today’s times, athletics are rapidly changing not only on the court but off of it as well. Athletes spend immense amount of hours with their coaches, which causes the question whether athletes should have close relationships with their coaches to arise. Many people believe coaches and athletes should not have close relationships due to the chances of inappropriate conduct to take place between the two. But others feel coaches and athletes should have close relationships because of the knowledge the coach has to offer not only about the game but also life....   [tags: Athletics, Coaches, Relationships, Sports]
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Conflict Management Model - Conflict management model is propounded effective when the result of conflict is productive or acceptable for all the parties involved. The main motive of any conflict management model is to reduce the impact of conflict on negative note and guide parties towards agreement and strong relationship. This study is to analyze the effectiveness of Rahim’s Meta or Dual concern model for conflict management. Rahim (2002) differentiated person’s perception towards handling a conflict into two: “concern for self and concern for others” (p....   [tags: Host Country, interpersonal relationships]
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Mutual Respect - Mutual Respect Traditionally, questions regarding the basis for teaching relationships have been answered in terms of authority. The concept of authority as it applies to the classroom has two faces. One side of this concept is authority; where the teacher has always been the authoritarian, the disciplinarian, and the dispenser of rewards and punishments. The other face of authority concerns the teacher as the authoritative source of knowledge, the information-giver, and the arbiter of right and wrong answers....   [tags: Authority Relationships Essays] 1170 words
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Dual Government Systems in Italy - There have been many political crises over the centuries where the people of a country have risen against inequality, demanding rights and a fair chance at citizenship. The Roman Republic, the Italian city-states, and the French Revolution all share common themes of equality. In Italy, after the beginning of the 13th century, dual government systems became necessary in many city-states to satisfy the guildsmen, who were tired of a despotic régime under the old aristocratic families. The 12th century had been a period of control for the aristocrats, who held every title in the government offices of their city, and held power over the rest of the city’s inhabitants....   [tags: 13th Century, City-States, Guilds]
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The Role of Boundaries in counselling - ... The example used shows a practitioner visiting a client in hospital as a figure of support, not a token of friendship, which was quickly addressed in the clients next session. This example shows movement of a boundary that was beneficial to the client’s wellbeing and shows a commitment to the client’s treatment from the practitioner (AIPTC 2010) The second article (Zur 2004, pp. 27-32) discusses if crossing a boundary is helpful or harmful to the client in clinical settings as well as dual relationships....   [tags: ethnic boundaries, therapeutic relationship] 979 words
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Kelly vs. Demi: My Two Most Recent Relationships - Kelly and Demi were my two most recent relationships; and coincidentally one of the best, and one of the worst. One thing that made them completely different was their physical appearance. I know that sounds stupid because, that’s what makes everyone different, but with these two, they’re completely opposite when it came to looks. Kelly is my present girlfriend; she’s around, five feet, five inches tall, with golden blonde hair. She‘s a cheerleader, so she‘s really physically fit, with the biggest blue eye’s I’ve ever seen....   [tags: relationships, ] 1013 words
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The Dual-Process View of Nonassociative Learning - ... They then gave a single stimulus to the tail of the Aplysia. To evaluate the onset of dishabituation, the experimenters used two groups, one group receiving the tail stimulus and the other group receiving no tail stimulus after habituation. The group receiving no tail stimulus was classified as the recovery group while the group receiving the stimulus was labeled the dishabituation group. The stimulus was given 90 seconds, ten minutes, and 20 minutes after the water-jet stimuli. The dishabituation group responded with greater magnitude after 90 seconds....   [tags: habituation, sensitization, stimulus]
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Interpersonal Relationships in an Intimate Context - Personal relationships are central to being human. We have relationships of so many kinds and maintain so many roles throughout our daily lives. We are expected to be a successful communicator as coworkers, parents, children, friends, siblings, and intimate partners. Interpersonal communications investigates both nonverbal and verbal message exchange between two people regardless of their relationship. Interpersonal communications is a fairly new profession and field of study but it is one that applies to all....   [tags: personal relationships,interpersonal communication] 1321 words
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Relationships Quality and Personality Types - The article I read, detailed the research into relationships and the personality types of the people in those relationships. The study paid particular attention to perfectionist personalities that were either “adaptive” or “maladaptive”, the former meaning non-productive and or inadequate for adaptation. “Maladaptive perfectionists characteristically tend to evaluate their performance as consistently failing to meet these standards [for personal performance](Ashby, Kutchins, and Rice 2008)”. The researchers continued off of past studies into the relationship between personality type and relationship quality....   [tags: relationships, personality, perfectionists]
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Human Services Professional or Social Workers Code and Ethics - ... Accordingly they distinguish that double or various relationships might build the danger of damage to, or abuse of, customers, and may debilitate their expert judgment. In any case, in a few neighborhoods and circumstances it may not be achievable to escape social or other nonprofessional contact with customers. Human service professional experts help the trust verifiable in the helping relationship by maintaining a strategic distance from double relationships that may impede proficient judgment, expand the danger of mischief to customers or prompt misuse....   [tags: relationship. judgement, customers] 555 words
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How To End a Relationship - Now and again when a couple first gets together and their eyes first meet, there’s a weakness in the knees, and the words that are usually free flowing suddenly come to a halt and all there is to do is just stare and feel as if you knew the person you’re gazing at for their entire life. The couple will laugh, they’ll hold hands, hours upon hours will be spent on the phone, text messages will be sent that documents their every reaction and feelings, and the couple will appear inseparable. They’ll be in love and everything will appear extravagant but in my experience this “puppy love” phase is a mirage that distracts the couple from the ugly truth, the truth of who they actually are inside....   [tags: Relationships] 1829 words
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Relationships Affected By Media - The media The media can come in many forms. From social media, magazines to Television. Although there are fundamental differences the core purpose of all media is communication. Whether it be to inform, entertain or advertise. Communication Communication comes in many forms as well. For example: written or spoken communication. These all involve the the exchange of information through different medias. In order for communication to be carried our correctly, understanding must be accomplished which in turn effects your relationships....   [tags: Communication, media, relationships]
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Perfect Couples or Relationships - 
 Are we made for each other?. 
 We have seen or experienced many ups and downs in relationships, but what does it take to make the perfect intimacy in a couple today. Before we reach adulthood, we've been through a lot of change mentally and physically mainly at our peak teenage crisis, where we indulged ourselves in seeing someone at a younger age, thinking she/he could be the perfect soulmate, but it has never been the case - probably 2 out of 10 have made it through to their expectation.  The bond that was created sounded so profound but was at its highest flaw in many different angles, maybe due to our teenage immaturity.  However the effectiveness  and experiences gained from our past...   [tags: relationships, intimacy, teenage, love]
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Repairing A Relationship - There are many different kinds of relationships, and all of them require a commitment and an understanding between people. There are ties of friendship, relationships with family, those that we have with co-workers, and there are relationships in which two people are romantically involved. Regardless of the type of relationship, the desires are the same, to have perfect harmony between all connected. However, since we are human, a perfect relationship usually does not exist. When relationships are broken, or venture upon rocky seas, there comes a time when a person must decide if the union is important enough to work on mending the relationship....   [tags: Relationships] 574 words
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My Family Heritage - My Family Heritage Family Defined The word family has changed so much in the past century. A family back in the 1950’s was probably considered a husband, wife, and one or more children. Times have changed and families have become much different. The Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others book defines family as a, “Unit made up of any number of persons who live in relationship with one another over time in a common living space who are usually, but not always, united by marriage and kinship” (Beebe, Beebe & Redmond, 243)....   [tags: Personal Narrative Relationships Papers] 2502 words
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Technological and Real Relationships: Which Will Be Lasting? - An infant girl died because her parents neglected her. The reason that her parents were disregarding her was because while she, a living, breathing, real child was starving to death, her parents were tending to the needs of a virtual baby (Breitenstein 1). While this is a case of extreme severity, other situations can be compared to this instance. Important social skills can be reduced, virtual worlds can be confused with the real world, relationships can be replaced, people can be alienated, and self-esteem can be lowered due to the obliviousness of the misuse of technology....   [tags: Technology, Relationships, Self Esteem]
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Faith Integration on Family and Intimate Relationships - “F.A.M.I.L.Y”… people who are bonded together through love. It is a relationship that cannot be broken through the sunshine and rain, living together under one roof, everyone taking care of each other; from the youngest to the oldest. This is my definition of family. You may hear the word family and think of a mother, father and child. To me, family is more than that. When it comes to love; “L.O.V.E’’, it’s a feeling you have for a person or thing. A relationship that is bound together such as: marriage, boyfriend and girlfriend or just friends/ best friends (Diana Sociology in our Time, Chapter 17 “Families and Intimate Relationships (2013) (page 431)....   [tags: family love, relationships,marriage]
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New technologies dismiss social relationships - In this fast-changing world, new technologies have become essential in societies and have an impact on everyone’s life. This process of “technologization” has grown exponentially since the nineties and the beginning of the Internet, which has significantly decreased boundaries of communication. Some expert agreed that new technologies would make communication and exchange easier, and thus give an incentive to communicate with other people. However, those change have caused communication to change and people have totally change their way to communicate....   [tags: Technology, Communication, Relationships]
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The Dual Nature of Man: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - In Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, the dual nature of man is a main theme. Jekyll says: "Man is not /truly one, but truly two"(125), meaning all people have both a good and a bad side. Dr. Jekyll creates a potion to fully separate good and evil, but instead it awakens a dormant character, Mr. Hyde. Throughout the novel, Stevenson uses society, control, and symbolism to tell the reader about human nature. To begin with, Stevenson shows duality of human nature through society....   [tags: Rober Lousi Steven ]
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Long Distance Relationships in College - “Long-distance relationships in college.” Does that sound frightening, or does it sound like a poorly stated joke. Many people believe that long distance relationships are the sole thing that you do not get yourself into when going off to college. You choose your university, you choose your sorority or fraternity, you choose your classes, and you chose your major, but whatever you do you should never choose to be in a long-distance relationship when pursuing higher education. For many newly dubbed “adults,” college life entails a world full of partying, studying, hooking up, and experimenting (whatever that may entail)....   [tags: couples, college life, relationship]
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Emotional Intelligence, Reflective Practice and Therapeutic Relationship in Nursing - Emotional Intelligence, Reflective Practice and Therapeutic relationship In Nursing “To develop a therapeutic relationship with health consumer requires the nurse to be self-reflective. The reflective process concludes with embracing insights from a variety of sources that serve to change practitioners’ awareness” (Taylor, 2006). To begin with, self-awareness is having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts and emotions. Self- awareness allows you to understand other people, how they perceive you, your attitude and your responses to them in the moment....   [tags: health care professionals]
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Interracial Relationships - America has had a long history of racism. This fact is more easily understood if racism is understood for what it really is. It is more than just personal hatred. Racism is the “belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another, that a person’s social and moral traits are predetermined by his or her inborn biological characteristics” (What is Racism). The 21st century has brought a lot of changes to the American society. Nevertheless, racism still exists owing to the truth that it is still impossible to persuade the hearts of mankind in terms of racism, which leads to many people wondering how and when black and white racism will end in America....   [tags: America, Racism, Relationships]
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Long Distance Relationships and Social Media/Networking - Introduction: Just like any other relationship that is formed between two people in the throes of intimacy, long distance relationships are filled with struggle and sometimes heartache. However, the question is, are these relationships worth it. If two people’s love is so strong for each other, it stands to reason that no distance would come between them. Perhaps the old adage speaks most in saying, “true love conquers all” – distance included. After experiencing a long distance relationship first hand, I have found that the distance can, in fact, provide more unique and special aspects than many would normally consider....   [tags: relationships, love, social media] 1229 words
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Unhealthy Relationships- The Devastating Effects of Verbal and Emotional Abuse - The statement “A relationship is only unhealthy if it becomes physically violent” could be supported by people who feel that because verbal abuse, lowering of self esteem and other repercussions of mentally or spiritually unhealthy relationships are not directly threatening to your physical health it remains “healthy”. A healthy relationship can be defined as being a reciprocal relationship where there is respect, empathy, compassion, acceptance, cooperation and listening for both people in the relationship....   [tags: Psychology, Abusive Relationships]
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Communicating without Texting: The Key to Healthy Relationships - Communication is the key to any healthy relationship along with other factors. When text messaging is the main type of communication a relationship is bound to have many problems. Communication is supposed to be face- to- face and not electronically. Text messages are also a thing that alters trust between spouses. Many times people use text messages to be sneaky. There are many times when text messages have caused many scandals. Text messaging also lacks a needed amount of emotion. You can not always express the way you feel through a message because it can be taken that seriously....   [tags: Communication, Relationships, texting,] 1521 words
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Evaluation of Feelings of Love in Relationships - In theory, people make decisions about becoming involved, romantically or otherwise, with other people based upon a number of criteria with which they evaluate the qualities of the other person. In some situations an individual may consciously think about the criteria, or qualities, they are looking for in that individual and then evaluate if the person meets the criteria. In most cases however the person does not consciously think out this process, but simply "knows" if he or she likes the other person or not....   [tags: Romance Relationships] 1967 words
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A Look Into the Impact of Facebook on Modern Relationships - Whichever category you fall under and select will grant you a different reaction from your Facebook friends and prompt new conversations. Facebook has become a major part of today’s society and has changed modern customs, like initiating and interpreting relationships. This technological innovation has redefined what it means to be in a relationship, as shown by the new importance of being Facebook official and displaying one of these relationship statuses. It allows people to put their love lives out in the public eye for any of their friends and acquaintances to see....   [tags: relationship, distrust, communitcation, happiness]
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Technology, Social Media, And Their Affect On Long-distance Relationships - With recent advancements in technology (e-mail, phone, text, social media, and video conference), couples can manage and maintain their relationship with a simple touch of a button. Foremost, communication through technology is important to couples involved in long-distance relationships (LDRs), as the demand for relational development requires constant attention. The term “long-distance relationship” can often carry a negative association for those seeking love. There is a perception that geographical distance will prevent a strong and happy relationship from developing; however, it does not deter all couples from staying together....   [tags: Facebook's Affect on Long-Distance Relationships]
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Pride and Prejudice: Contrasting the Relationships of Elizabeth and Jane - One of the most commonly read and most devoted writers in the English literature, is novelist Jane Austen. Writer of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma and two other additional novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion and lastly the novel Sanditon. Austen’s novels acted as witty, warm and consisted descriptions of the favored classes of the 18th- and 19th-century in England. Jane’s most finely known novels were Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice and Emma, all three became favorites in the world of Hollywood....   [tags: Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, relationships, ]
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Relationship Skills - A relationship is what we choose to have with a family member, friend, significant other, and/or a person that we just have met. You should know that there should be a strong connection or bond for the relationship to grow in many levels. Relationships tend to vary from impersonal to personal. A description of an impersonal relationship is someone who does not care and explicit a lack of concern to anyone they are communicating with. In personal relationships, people do care about each other and share their thoughts and feelings....   [tags: Relationships] 1295 words
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The Effect of Increasing Technology on Real Relationships - A big problem in today’s society is the lack of intimate, face-to-face relationships. By this, I mean relationships that aren’t maintained the majority of the time behind the screen of a phone or tablet. Genuine conversations that aren’t happening through text messages tend to get awkward fast, and end even faster nowadays. This is a depressing truth. As texting has become more prevalent, interpersonal communication has plummeted—leaving a broken and damaged social economy in need of repair. Texting does have it upsides, however....   [tags: face-to-face relationship, phone, tablet]
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The Dual Nature of Characters in Shakespeare's Othello - Dual Nature of Characters in Othello   Many of the characters in Shakespeare's tragedy, Othello are duplicitous to the extent that how they are perceived in public is not how they behave in private. The perception of the public plays  a very important role in the play Othello. The character of Iago uses his public perception as an honest man to deceive Othello and other characters in the play. The perception of the public  of Othello and Cassio played an important role in the play....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework] 566 words
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Death of a Salesman: The Relationships Father and Son - Willy Loman has the ups and downs of someone suffering from bipolar disorder: one minute he is happy and proud- the next he is angry and swearing at his sons. Their relationships are obviously not easy ones. Willy always has the deeper devotion, adoration, and near-hero worship for his son Biff; the boy, likewise, has a great love for his father. Each brags on the other incessantly, thereby ignoring the other son- Happy- who constantly tries to brag on himself in order to make up the lack of anyone to do it for him....   [tags: Arthur Miller, Willy Loman, relationship] 895 words
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Natural Evil: A Dual Identity - Robert Louis Stevenson’s, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, creates an atmosphere of constant suspense and perplexity. The context of the book promotes an intriguing plot that highlights a man with a struggle between his dual identities, one of these being Dr. Jekyll whose intentions are essentially for good, and the other being Mr. Hyde whom Jekyll is attempting to prevent from overtaking him completely. The exploration of this “dual identity” is truly the main aspect of what Stevenson tries to convey towards his readers....   [tags: Literary Themes]
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The Palimpsest: Freedom's Dual Nature - From the very beginning of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood constructs the world of Gilead around a central metaphor: the palimpsest. By enforcing rigid controls, Gilead has wiped away almost all forms of female freedom—reproductive rights, independence, and the choice of when and how to die—with considerable success. However, like the faint outlines of older texts on a palimpsest, hints of all these constructs and desires linger on. Atwood uses the extended metaphor of a palimpsest to illustrate freedom’s dual nature: while it can be easily eroded by fear and exploitation, it cannot be truly eradicated from the human spirit or society....   [tags: Literary Themes] 1184 words
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The Dual Nature of Power - “With great power comes great responsibility.” This phrase correctly assesses that the more power a being has, the greater capacity they have for both good and evil; for the creation of beautiful things or the destruction of that which is lovely. The possession of power does not necessarily mean that the power will be used honorably. In the timeless Lord of the Rings saga, the two wizards, Saruman and Gandalf, were both imbued with great power. Their reaction to the power, however, was very different....   [tags: power, abuse, wars, crimes, properly] 639 words
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Law: The Dual Sovereignty Doctrine - ... Murder is a crime in both state and federal jurisdictions. The state can prosecute the case against Hugh for murder, because murder is prohibited in the state of Georgia. Murder is defined as the unlawful killing of another human being that is neither excused nor justified (Farlex, Inc., 2014). Atlanta is in the state of Georgia and since the murder was committed in Georgia, this gives Georgia the proper jurisdiction to prosecute the case. “Georgia Murder; Felony Murder Statute: § 16-5-1. (a) A person commits the offense of murder when he unlawfully and with malice aforethought, either express or implied, causes the death of another human being....   [tags: crime, court, statues]
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Five Stages of Interpersonal Relationships - My first interview was with, Jennifer she is a married 29 year old, with one child. They have been married for five years. The relationship she is in seems to fall right into place with the five stages of interpersonal relationships that are in the book: Contact, involvement, intimacy, deterioration, and repair. The relationship seems to be built on a solid foundation of trust.      The relationship started when the two met in college. The attraction theory was in effect when she saw his muscular body and great smile as he stared at her with his soft and genuine eyes....   [tags: Interpersonal Relationships Essays] 963 words
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The Examination of Complicated Relationships between The Flying Troutmans and The Kite Runner - ... Sohrab has a fear of not being accepted into the culture and the family. Amir reassures, “‘I won’t ever get tired of you, Sohrab…Not ever. That’s a promise. You’re my nephew, remember?” (The Kite Runner, pg 340). Regardless of their own individual struggles, both characters demonstrate to the reader that their selfless acts have helped strengthen their family relationships. All of the traumatic occurrences Amir endured throughout his life, he was still able repair his families relationships by finding the truth....   [tags: choices, complications, family, relationships] 1767 words
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Relationships and Religion in "The Handmaids Tale" by Margaret Atwood - In the novel The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood the themes of Religion and inter-human relationships are the themes that are most evident in the text. This novel shows the possibility of the existence of an all-powerful governing system. This is portrayed through the lack of freedom for women in society, from being revoked of their right to own any money or property, to being stripped of their given names and acquiring names such as Offred and Ofglen, symbolizing women’s dependant existence, only being defined by the men which they belong to....   [tags: Handmaids Tale, Margaret Atwood, relationships, re] 613 words
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The Function of Dual Roles in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America - In Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, the interconnection of people and events, that might ordinarily be viewed as disconnected or unrelated, is implicitly presented in the characters section. Dual roles are implemented by a playwright that has one actor portraying the roles of two or more characters, with or without thematic intentions. The use of “dual roles” in several scenes of this play can be viewed as a demonstration of Kushner’s effort in maintaining the interconnectedness between characters, communities (i.e....   [tags: Angels in America]
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The Dual Motive Theory - Dual Motive Theory (hereinafter refer to as “DMT”) is a scientifically-grounded theory based on evolutionary neuroscience and brain physiology which provides powerful new evidences that human exchange, and indeed human perception, emerged from the interplay of archetypal neural circuitries governing early vertebrate self-preserving circuitry overlaid and integrated with later evolved mammalian other-preserving circuitry. DMT rests on the fundamental taxonomic fact that we humans are mammals. Mammals have evolved brain circuitry for both self-interest and for other-interest or Empathy....   [tags: evolutionary neuroscience, brain phisiology] 666 words
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Stress and Relationships - Stress is an everyday part of life for everyone. People tend to handle this stress in different ways. Some ways work and others just make the problem worse. The one way that makes things a lot worse than they were is when you use drugs and alcohol to cover up your feelings and stress. People think that just because they forget about the problem or get it off their mind that the problem is gone. This is completely wrong. When you use drugs and alcohol to conceal deeper problems then you are only putting off the inevitable....   [tags: drugs, Relationships] 1191 words
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United States Relationships in South East Asia - Introduction In order for the United States to retain a position of influence in South East Asia, we must focus on relationships with key regional partners. The most important of which could be the relationship between the United States and Indonesia, largely due to its impact on regional trade, security, economy, and emerging role as a leader and mediator in South East Asia. As China strives to increase influence in South East Asia the United States must act to counterbalance China using regional partners, of which, Indonesia and India could prove to be the most important....   [tags: key, resources, leader, relationship] 1387 words
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Changes in Family Relationships between the Sixteenth and Nineteenth Centuries - Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries there were several factors which affected family relationships. The most influential of these factors are geography, economic conditions, and religion. While geography and economic conditions certainly played a role in the dynamics of family relationships, many believe that religion had the greatest impact on family relationships. Religion controlled almost every aspect of family relationships from marriages to divorce to the treatment of women and children....   [tags: family relationships] 1163 words
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Types of Relationships in Friel´s Dancing at Lughnasa - The play “Dancing at Lughnasa” written by Brain Friel is full of different types of relationships which I will explore in my essay. The typical and traditional example of relationships between women and man in this play is portrayed through Chris and Gerry. The dynamics of their relationship infrequently changes with time. Although they are bound together by their son Michael, they don’t live together and aren’t married. Gerry visits are irregular and unexpected; usually whenever he takes it into his head....   [tags: Brain Friels, play, relationship, music] 1147 words
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Why Women Stay in Violent Relationships - Why Women Stay in Violent Relationships Most women have at least one dependant who must be taken care of, many are not employed, their parents are either distant or unable or unwilling to help. She may lack the access to cash; she or the children may be in poor health, may face a decline in the living standard for herself and her children. Many older children may resent this decision. She may believe that she will be charged with desertion or losing the children and cash assets if she leaves. Some battered women have an ideology that may include: she does not believe in divorce, marriage is forever,” till death do us part”....   [tags: Relationships Domestic Violence Essays]
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The Relationship Between Macbeth and the Other Characters - Duncan is the most unlikely character to be killed because of his personality, but his title as King of Scotland, causes for Macbeth to loathe Duncan. In the play there is very little interaction between Macbeth and Duncan, showing the little time in which Macbeth gets more power. Prior to the witches’ prophecies Macbeth is loyal to Duncan, and would never imagine killing him. After the one of the witches’ prophecies comes to be true, the thought of killing Duncan, Macbeth "yield[s] to that suggestion / whose horrid image doth unfix my hair / and make my seated heart knock at my ribs" (1.3.146-148)....   [tags: Relationships in Macbeth]
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Benefits of Creating Dual Language Programs - ... There have even been bills that have supporting Bilingual Education in the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Bilingual Education Act of 1968, Lau v. Nichols of 1974, Phyler v. Doe of 1982 and Executive Order 13166 of 2000 lastly No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. One of the biggest benefits in creating more dual language programs would be that the English language learners will be able to advance more in their academics. The transition from traditional bilingual education toward English language immersion is an easier switch which ultimately helps ELLs catch up with their English speaking peers....   [tags: read and write in two languages] 1319 words
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