Wooten Journal 1.docx - Emily Balestrini The main topic of the article points out that family is not simply a biological or emotional connection it is

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Emily Balestrini 11/6/18 The main topic of the article points out that family is not simply a biological or emotional connection, it is more inclusive than each of these factors alone. According to the text, the central concepts of family are “self-definition, interaction, voluntary and involuntary ties, creation of literal (physical) and symbolic (psychological) boundaries internally and externally, and evolving time” (Turner & West, p. 5). I see many of these ideas in both my biological family and the friends that I consider family. For the self-definition aspect, I would describe my family to be my parents and my two sisters. If they were asked, they would say the same, not because
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  • Spring '19
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  • Interpersonal relationship, 18 years, Emily Balestrini

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