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Unformatted text preview: Self-centered (individualism) Expression of feelings may be blocked – getting feelings out into open is healthier than suppressing – but express without unhealthy extremes. Too many Christians don’t express negative feelings (think it’s sin). Better to get it out in open then forget it. Other reasons: adultery, abandonment, abuse, selfishness, loss of love, lots of other reasons. Marriage & Family become less valued as other institutions take on its roles (schools, clubs, etc.) More specialized, limited role of family. Don’t even eat together often Unrealistic expectations may result in divorce. A few divorces are due to neurotic difficulties, often resulting in serial divorce. Research has found 21 factors that tend to contribute to the likelihood of divorce: 1 2 3...
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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.
- Fall '10