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Unformatted text preview: Family of Origin (FOO): • The family which an individual grows up in. Family of Procreation (FOP): • The family that is formed when an individual marries and has children. Family of Creation FOC): • Fictive kin, family-like relationships that are not based on blood or marriage but on close friendship ties. 1 HDF 304 Tuesday, January 15, 2008 Choices Of Family Ties: • Little or no choice of FOO • Lots of choices of FOP and FOC o Choice of spouse-consequences for health, wealth, and happiness. o Social networks Course Themes: • Avoid mindless choices. o Choose knowledgably instead of by default! o Be mindful or aware of values, beliefs, consequences of behaviors. • Balance familism and individualism. o Ex. Leaving home to attend college o Ex. Delaying marriage 2...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08