Unformatted text preview: realized how beneficial it had been in my life when I watched those without two caring parents, or siblings, struggle with things seemed to come naturally to me such as getting along with others and making good decisions. Going through life seemed even easier to deal with for the people I knew that had an even stronger family. These assumptions serve to influence the way I treat my family members in a positive manner and gives them each a greater value. It strengthens the relationships between my family members, and allows me to be more sympathetic and forgiving to those from “untraditional” family backgrounds. Dysfunctions that are present with this point of view include the idea that having a family makes you better off and without it you can’t be as good of a person, judgment of people with different views and those who don't fit the profile....
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- Spring '07
- Sociology, Parent, English-language films, Sibling