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Unformatted text preview: Married couples Enjoyable activities, togetherness, escape episodes Favorites, private codes, play rituals, celebrations Daily routines & tasks Intimacy expressions Communication rituals Patterns, habits, mannerisms Spiritual rituals Friendships Enojable activities, getting together, established events, escape episodes Celebration, play rituals, favorites Communication rituals Share, support, vent rituals Tasks & favors Patterns, habits, mannerisms The role of rituals why are they important? Connect, be together Positive development of individuals & families Lack of pattern = relational dissatisfaction Intergenerational bonds in families Transmit values, attitudes, beliefs related to family strength Family cohesion Shared understanding of whats important in a friendship Sustain and maintain rituals Make married life easier, provide organization, define roles...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course COM 336 taught by Professor Larrynadler during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.
- Spring '12