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Relationships Essays

Abstract Many scholars have researched and published findings that show the ugly affects that divorce has on society. They have explored some of the reasons that it increased throughout history. Based on statistics and surveys scholars have made an effort to find predictors of divorce as an approach towards prevention....

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The rise in rates of divorce in the United States and globally has been a cause for concern from an economic, social, and political perspective. Because of the tremendous impact on individuals, families, and groups of increased divorce rates, the subject is an area of interest from the perspective of...

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I have decided to use this opportunity to speak against child marriage, particularly in impoverished African countries like Ethiopia where it is a norm rather than an exception. We are the outcomes of our experiences/observations and sometimes these experiences/observations are so intense they even determine the future course of our...

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Guilt is an integral part of mourning; when we lose someone close to us, there are always things that we regret about our past relationship. In the short story “What the Wolf Wants” by David James Poissant, the narrator describes a surrealistic encounter with a wolf that represents his guilt,...

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Elie Wiesel shares with us his experience of the German Nazi death camps. Wiesel speaks of the terrifying events he experienced and how these events shifted his relationship with his father. This is a relationship rife with challenges and obstacles. At the outset, we see a close loving and respectful...

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Research has demonstrated that social relationships directly affect the individual’s health. Individuals with fewer social ties are more likely to experience adverse health effects. Marriage is often one of the strongest social ties that an individual will experience in his or her life. Yet, the benefits of marriage of the...

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Hamlet has a number of different themes, but complex familial relationships help to make the play what it is. The play deals with the different family dynamics that can result, and the impact that they can have on different characters. In particular, the play is a demonstration of the many...

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Georg Simmel was among the first sociologists to examine how a group’s size impacts interactions among members. In his analysis, he considered some of the abstract characteristics of groups. He revealed that the structural arrangements and group processes are usually based on quantitative relationships (Frisby 15). He illustrated that the...

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Abstract This paper compares and contrasts the outcome of two different breakups from two popular young adult s book series shows in order to show that the situation where the parties honestly communicate their feelings while breaking up has a far better outcome. These contrasting outcomes show that lack of...

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In the play A Doll’s House, playwright Henrik Ibsen explores gender, social hierarchy and the plight of women’s inferior social status through the relationships of the play’s characters. Ibsen advocates women’s liberation throughout the play by using a variety of themes such as love versus duty and freedom versus power...

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Arizona has a large number of different laws that are designed to stop sexually predatory behavior. The state has clamped down on these types of activities over the last few decades, mostly because advocating on behalf of harsher laws and penalties has become politically expedient for people in the state...

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Women of the Hindu faith were created, as specified by the Vedas, to be subservient to men. From birth, they traditionally are directed into a life of assisting men in achieving their goals, bearing children and performing household duties. Hindu females are denied personal choices of lifestyle, education and career...

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Sexual attitudes and behaviors differ among various cultures. The concepts of monogamy and homosexuality are two areas where cultures often disagree. While attitudes about sex have relaxed a bit in India, monogamy is still highly prized. This monogamy is mainly expressed through the institution of adult marriage between a man...

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The readings presented information about the issues facing older adults in relationship to their sexual activities at the later stages of their lives. While the data presented indicated that a large percentage of both men and women remain sexually active in some capacity into their seventies, they are a number...

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Sexuality and sexual beliefs have affected the Russians ever since the Russian Revolution. Prior to the Russian Revolution, civil unions, although technically not legal, were upheld due to the moral constraints of the time period. When the Bolsheviks, and later the Stalinists came to power, the breakdown of the nuclear...

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One must consider the broad spectrum of opinions concerning human sexuality in determining whether the United States is a restrictive or permissive society. In other words, it is necessary to recognize that there are many perspectives when it comes to human sexual behavior. As in the U.S., there are broad...

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The most recent version of the ACA Code of Ethics does not even use the term “dual relationship.” The reasoning for the removal of this term is that it did not provide sufficient guidance to either the professional or the client (Kaplan, 2006). Instead, the ACA Code of Ethics states...

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Long physical distance between partners in a relationship is often cited as a stress on their partnership: the “tyranny of distance” in this regard is interpreted as a possible cause for the relationship’s premature end. When analyzing this intuitive notion in terms of a cause and effect schema, it appears...

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Prior to reading Greta Christina’s article “Are we having sex now or what?” I thought that it would be quite simple to define real sex. I had a clear idea in my mind of what I thought sex was, but Christina’s arguments got me thinking. There are many different forms...

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As Tannen shows in her article entitled “Sex, Lies, and Conversation” the differences in communication between the sexes begin in childhood socialization, making “talk between women and men like cross-cultural communication” (p. 424). These communications differences between boys and girls, men and women, are all further enforced by media, technology,...

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The experience of human life involves a wide range of relationships and resulting emotions. Very often, these emotions cause reactions that result in harming one another either physically or emotionally. Hurt is sadly unavoidable for a human being in any of these relationships. The way one choices to react to...

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We have been together for a long time. When we first met, we knew that we had much in common and that we would be able to heal from the hurts of other past relationships through our time together. However, over the course of our relationship, it has become more...

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Love plays an important role in family relationships, not just for humans but for all mammals. Love seems to happen instantaneously when a child is born; the parents love the child, and all those who love the parents love the child by extension. Time together creates stronger and more personal...

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Human beings are social creatures and have the inbuilt need and desire to form and maintain relationships with other human beings. This instinct has immense survival value from a biological point of view. It enables men to come together and pool their resources in order to protect themselves better from...

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A multiple role relationship occurs when an individual has two or more types of relationship with another individual. An example of this from psychotherapy is when a therapist is also a business associate of the therapist. As a probation officer, another common dual relationship is when a friendship develops between...

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