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10/19 Parenting - Family relationships at adolescence o Families must adapt to changing needs of each member o Adolescence presents a challenge to most families b/c of changes - Complementary Concern #1: Physical development o The adolescents parents at midlife Increased concern about bodies, waning physical attractiveness and sexual appeal o The adolescent Undergo rapid physical growth gaining what adults feel they are losing - Complementary concern #2: the future o Adolescents parents at midlife Worried about limited time and future less possibilities for change o Adolescents Think about all possibilities of the future - Complementary Concern #3: Careers o Adolescents parents at midlife Occupational plateau o The adolescent On the threshold of gaining status careers and marriage lie ahead of them - Changes in family needs and functions o Changes in economic circumstances Large anticipated expenditures Sandwich generation financial demands Their parents need money for health
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