Essay On Family Analysis

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Montclair State University Family Analysis Paper Families are dynamic and ever-changing, enjoying times of peace and enduring times of crisis as they grow. My family is no different, as we have experienced many different periods of growth throughout our lives. Unexpected and expected life stressors forced my family to adapt and change. While we are not perfect, we overcame hardships in the best way we could and embraced the changes in our lives. This autobiographical look at the dynamics my family reviles how my family contributed to who I am today. My family is a nuclear family comprised of my father and mother, myself, and two younger sisters. My father is a elevator technician and my mother is a licensed clinical social worker. My middle sister is two years younger than me and in college, and my youngest sister is six years younger than me and is a senior in high school. My parents have been married for twenty-seven years and continue to have a good …show more content…
Although we have been through tough times together, I feel that their love and support never wavered. Because of this, I was able to grow up a confident person, I always spoke my mind and feelings, and was able to process any emotions with the help of my parents. I think that because of the environment I grew up in, it is fitting that I am in a counseling program. Most of my childhood experiences and lessons helped me to be empathetic, communicative, and strong willed. The encouragement and confidence my parents gave me growing up, allowed me to feel that I can be successful in a Master’s program and pursue any career I wanted. Although, more recently my family has been struggling with different things, I think that the cohesion and adaptability that was developed in the earlier years will help us through these times. I know that it has helped me through my

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