Family Case Study : Family Case Study Essays

1175 Words Feb 19th, 2016 null Page
Hye Hyun Kim
CDFS 319-01
Family Case Study My Family Case Study will thoroughly examine the Kim family’s current problems and stresses of family structure. I will describe the family, information of their origin history and current history, and their problem and its effects, and how they are dealing with this problem to improve their family structure. Mr. Kim is a 56 years old Korean man, who was a company employee, and has been retired for five years. He lost his first wife, and remarried to Mrs. Kim who is a 57 years old single Korean woman. Mr. Kim has 1 daughter named Sara, and he decided to not tell her that Mrs. Kim is her stepmother since she was 2 years old at that time, young enough to not recognize. Then 3 years after, they have 1 daughter named Sophia. They decided to raise Sara and Sophia without discrimination. Mrs. Kim lost her parents at a young age and had hard time to support her siblings and maintain her education at the same time. She became a career woman so early, and she really likes to work and achieve success in her career. She also really put a lot of efforts on her children even though she worked more hours than Mr. Kim did. However, Mr. Kim’s parents and siblings don’t like his second wife until now just because she is not a housewife. In Korean culture, being a career woman was not a common, and a wife should take care of her husband’s parents more than her parents. Since Mrs. Kim lost her parents, she really did great on the role of Korea…

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