Primary Relationships - D r. Byrd 110 Primary Relationships...

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Dr. Byrd 110 Primary Relationships Interpersonal Communication Dr. Byrd Primary Relationships Lecture Notes Introduction Family is the first place where we learn about interpersonal communication. Most spend the rest of our lives repeating those lessons with moderate changes or changing them completely. Many believe that the American family is dying. The nuclear family is only 16 % of marriages. Fifty percent of the people who get married get divorced and half of the divorced get married again. Half of American children will, at some time or another, live in a single parent home. The family is not dying, but changing to meet the needs of the people who are in them. What we will be doing for the rest of this discussion is describing the various types of primary relationships people have: I am not trying to advocate any style because each has its own strengths and weaknesses. I. Primary relationships are relationships central to families. A. married state recognized by the state and or church
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