CHFD 3930(4) - C HFD 3930 Building separate spheres is...

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CHFD 3930 Building separate spheres is difficult Relationships=>rewarding Long-distance relationship=>reclassified When you move, you establish a new social circle Stresses and Strains in relationships Children Long distance relationship Money Sex Families of origin don’t understand that they will need to step back Transition to Motherhood Emotional Post-partum depression—affects 70% of women Experienced 24-48 hours after delivery Profound happiness (oh my gosh! I can’t believe she’s ours!) Interpersonal Limited couple time—spending time taking care of baby Lack of sleep
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Fathers shift schedule to accommodate Transition from couple to family Shifts attention from couple to baby Division of labor more traditional once baby is thrown in the mix Chance of divorce decreases The more couple talks about what is going on, the more adaptable families tend to be Parenthood Only one stage of individual/couple’s life
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course CHFD 3930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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CHFD 3930(4) - C HFD 3930 Building separate spheres is...

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