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Journal Article

Family, Friends and Personal Communities; Changing Models-in-the Mind

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Publication date

01 Sep 2010

Abstract

Models-in-the-minds about the proper and right way to be a true friend or to do
family behaviour may not necessarily fit lived experience, especially in cases where
relationships become fused and distinctions between family and friend become blurred..
We suggest the idea of a personal community the micro-social world of significant others
for any given individual as a practical schema for capturing the set of relationships in which
people are actually embedded.

Published in

Journal of Family Theory and Review

Volume and page numbers

2 , 197 -210

ISSN

16

Links

http://secure.ncfr.com/journals/family_theory/index.asp


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