Unformatted text preview: I don’t think I quite realized the extent of that bond, however. I want to have an intimate relationship with my husband in that we can tell each other everything without worry about retaliation or judgment. I also want to be able to communicate openly with my children so that they know they can come to me for anything. If I have an intimate relationship with my children, they’ll be more confident in themselves and they will want to make the right choices in their lives because they decided to, not because I’ve told them to. I’ve learned a lot about what I want for my future relationships. I want communication, intimacy, and openness to gender roles. I still have, however, learned from experience in this classroom that communication can’t always solve the problem, but rather create more. The premise is that everything takes experience to figure out what will work for different relationships and what won’t and operating off of that information....
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- Spring '07
- Interpersonal relationship, Intimate relationship, family class, Joyce McHenry Marriage