This shows that there have been so many piled up anger and frustrations that have been bottled up for a long time since Michael left her life and was left alone with baby to bring him up. The continuing life and social frustrations have not made her life any easy. With Leon , he’s resulted to drinking and as much as drinking m... ... middle of paper ... ...to undertake the therapy sessions and hence will be able to handle and embrace the changes that will come along. Professionalism and integrity are essential attributes in counseling sessions and should be up-held. Works Cited American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, (2001).
This is to prevent any foreseeable and imminent harm to the client and the society.’ (Canadian Association of Social Workers, 2005) So by reporting the situation, the doctor and the wife will be captive for serious maltreatment and harm. Beside this, I would be fulfilling the highest service possible to the mother as her social worker, by protecting her son from danger. According to my intuition as a social worker, undertaking any endeavor unknowingly could lower my designation. So by questioning the wife in a moral way before taking an action helped me acquire reasonable evidence for authenticity. As a result, gathering the essential proofs and links would back up my words while reporting.
Throughout the course of this novel Edna is coming to the realization that she is extremely unhappy with her married life, and she wishes to be free from the oppression that she feels with the relationship with her husband. Unfortunately for Edna divorce at this time is unheard of, and would be regarded as a disgrace to Edna as well as her family. Edna’s unhappiness with her marriage leaves her with few choices; she can remain in her marriage and be miserable, or she can leave her husband and face the consequences. Edna, however, does not have the heart for either of these choices, and escapes the pain of he... ... middle of paper ... ...l not result from a new house, or her painting, or even her love for Robert, but instead will be much more difficult for her to obtain. It is this realization, as well as the oppression she feels from her marriage and the suppression she feels from her children that lead Edna to commit suicide, for she realizes that is the only way she will truly be able to escape her troublesome life.
Unquestionably Cheryl has definitely had a hard time trying to cope with the death of her mother. Based on the expressive descriptions that Cheryl gave of their relationship, the reader can feel the painful emotions that Cheryl displayed in the wake of her mother’s death. Adjusting the grief that is expressed when you lose a loved one can be more than a challenge. While Cheryl faces these challenges she continues to mourn in a way that shocks her friends, her husband, and even herself. Losing her mother was like losing a large portion of herself and the different ways that she coped can be regarded as a detriment to her character.
She helps Norma Jean, but she also is a burden. It is up to the reader to decide whether Norma Jean and Leroy stay together, or end up getting a divorce at the end of the story. I believe that they can work things out if they were to see a marriage counselor. There are a couple of really big issues that I feel if were looked at, discussed and handled differently they could get through their rough spell. The death of their son, Mabel the controlling mother, and the inability for the two to communicate at all causes the cracks in their relationship.
Her mother loves her dearly, but was not able to provide her with a great life a child should have lived. Sadly, there was not enough weighing on their relationship her mother welcomed a new husband and more children. Emily seemed to be pushed farther from the entire family. As time goes on Emily grows up, her mother criticizes and blames herself for the distance between the relationships. It is causing tension in their already rocky relationship.
The reality theory- based assessment is the model of choice to use when dealing with the client. The client is unhappy because of her many unhealthy relationships. She has no one that she can truly say is there for her, in her eyes. Her trust issues and abandonment issues stem from the breaking up of her real family and her dismissal from her surrogate family. The client also does not get along with the girls at her gym.
This would be the awakening that opens her eyes, that makes her feel as if she has control over herself. Carley Rees Bogard says that, “Her first effort to assert herself, her first act of rebellion is to refuse to make love to her husband for whom she has never felt a desire”. Although, “too much emphasis has been placed on her sexual experience and not enough attention has been paid to her other efforts to become a person in her own right…” (Bogard). Edna starts to show that she believes t... ... middle of paper ... ...uties. Edna cries nightly because of how depressed she is in her life, “She could not have told why she was crying.
A War Inside: A Daughter’s Struggle To Escape Her Past In Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use”, one of the main characters, Dee, has a serious internal conflict with her heritage. Dee comes from a tight-knit family that has had it rough throughout all of its generations. Dee lives for fine, fancy things and her immediate family could never give her what she desired. Though her mother yearns for a healthy relationship with her, Dee looks past her mother’s wishes to reach her own goals of distancing herself from her family. Walker’s portrayal of Dee shows her to be very unhappy and at war with herself over her family issues.
On the other hand, Lily is deeply insecure about her attractiveness and her womanhood due to several past break-ups which she is unable to communicate with her mother. Lily resents the fact that her mother could not appreciate the love she has shown to the family in other ways. She feels her model behaviour as a filial daughter all her life counts for nothing. Also, despite grappling with issues about her identity and self-worth as a woman which surfaced after her recent break-up, Lily has also begun to consider single-hood as very plausible. Her success as a teacher and a professional has of course contributed to this- Lily enjoys her vocation and feels empowered to make a difference in the lives of her students, and leads an active, independent life both within and outside school.