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Types of Families and Family Living Terms

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divorce
The legal ending of a marriage
nuclear family
A married couple and their children living together.
adoption
The legal process of taking a child from other parents as one's own
single parent family
a family in which only one parent is to care for the children
extended family
Closely related people in a family such as uncles aunts grandperent and great grandparents
blended family
a family whose members were once part of other families
foster family
A family that gives parental care to someone else's child
socialization
the process of learning to participate in a group or family
sibling
a brother or sister
support group
a group of people who help each other with a particular problem
empathy
The ability to understand how someone else feels
conflict
A disagreement or argument, not getting along
communication
talking to each other
cooperate
getting along
Respect and Appriciation
makes each other feel important