Unformatted text preview: less outside, more in family (Dobson, Meier both had this happen) UGA doctoral program, changed to Ed.S. 2) False guilt – learn to say “no” to other commitments 3) Potential hostility – if refuse others. Dr. Payton – some people bleed you dry, then spit you out when used up & look for someone else. If people reject you due to priority on family, they aren’t worth having as friend. 4) Painful insights – if slow down, may see things in self I don’t like. Schedule time for family – quantity, not just quality. Guidelines: 1) make it fun for everyone 2) time with each child alone (date) once/month 3) date your spouse once/week 4) develop & include extended family nuclear family too fragile, extended family took up slack in past. Now if grandparents nearby, tend to be wrapped up in own concerns. Often family is far distant. Church takes up role of extended family? Other families helping each other out....
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- Fall '10
- Workaholism, latch key kids, UGA doctoral program