Sexual orientation i opened up to her and she was

This preview shows page 9 - 11 out of 16 pages.

sexual orientation, I opened up to her and she was fully accepting of me, my dad has a hard time accepting it we have goof but distant relationship because of his negativity. Since I have expressed my sexuality my cousin has also expressed her sexuality and as of today most of my family is accepting of the LGBT community although some still have their own issues accepting,I respect their view and opinion. Marriage in my FamilyDivorce is very common in my family, my parents’ and grandparents’ relationships both ended in divorce as the result of alcoholism and substance abuse addiction. The relationship of my grandparents ended when my grandmother could not take the abuse and neglect my grandfather was putting her through. She decided to move from Arizona to California with her six children and start a new life. My mother and father have always had a rocky relationship, they both used drugs and alcohol but my mother got clean when she had her children, and my
FINAL FAMILY ANALYSIS10father’s struggled with addiction until I was in sixteen high school. My sisters have both been married and are divorced now because of substance abuse issues, they do have children but are not in their custody. Marriage is not what impacts my family but the results of divorce have an impact on my family, I was raised by a single working parent and did not get to go on family trips or enjoy any perks of having both parents in the home, and my nieces and nephew are growing up the same way having divorced parents.How I Perceive MarriageCherlin (2017) wrote, “The rise in emerging adults living alone has increased the degreeof isolation and loneliness in American society. But adults who are living alone are more sociallyactive than are married couples or even cohabitating couples (p.186). Marriage has not been agoal or priority of mine, I perceive marriage as a not so good thing. I have a limited number ofcouples I know who have long term successful marriages. I feel like marriage is a seriouslifelong commitment and it’s important to not get married because of a child, certain age, orbecause society says marriage equal success. A part of me fears getting married because I feellike it means failure, like if I get divorced I have failed. I got engage last year and have not set adate because I have issues with marriage, it’s not the commitment, and it is the fear of divorce.Family Analysis Paper, Part IVIt’s not until recently that I realized all the sacrifices my mother has made since parentingmy brother, sister and I. The following paper will include how parenting impacted happiness and satisfaction in my family, the difference in single parenting from a 2-parent household, special caregiver situations, explaining my blended family and multiple generations living under one roof.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture