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Family needs flexibility, but not chaos: Capable of dealing with deviation (cybernetic) and Capable of new responses (morphogenetic) But must have rules & boundaries (norms) No cohesiveness without norms 4. Reorientation – change whole goal. Whole system develops new way of thinking. Quite rare. e.g. Go to church everyday because so exciting. Forget church – all disenchanted. Could happen with divorce – completely different goals & purposes. Probably more
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Unformatted text preview: common in divorce to either be cybernetic – same norms – or morphogenetic, new norms but not different goals. But more likely reorientation at divorce. Perhaps death of parent of child could cause reorientation. 5 Styles of Marriage Adjustment--all associated with people who have never considered divorce. [but plenty of people in some of them who do get divorced] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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