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    When I woke up, the other side of the bed was cold. My fingers stretch out, seeking Lucy’s warmth, but finding only the absence of her presence.it was a typical day for me. Wake up, eat breakfast, feed Lucy and walk to school with two heavy books on my hands. I was considered the ‘nerdy and shy’ girl at school. I realized senior year in high school only meant learning to me while I was focused on graduating my peers thought about it as ‘the time of their lives’ where they had the chance to party and skip school only to enroll in a community college for a couple of months then drop out. School for me has always been about expanding my knowledge and getting involved with my community. Unfortunately, that only meant the Caucasian community since…

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    Andrew Just last year, Dylan and I traveled to Haiti on a missions trip. As you may know, it's one of the poorest countries in the world. When we were beginning our descent on the airplane, I thought about how little roads and how poor the housing was. We drove through chaotic roads and rubble filled alleys, until we reached the orphanage. New Life Children’s Home is a safe haven for kids who lived in the mountains a couple miles north. These kids were neglected, sick, beat, starved, etc.…

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    Lampuga Research Paper

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    of 34 MPH. Weaknesses • Price- Lampuga has the highest priced electric surfboard on the market at $13,000 • Battery- The battery on the Lampuga boards only last around 30-50 minutes per two hour charge. • Transportation- Transportation of the board can be difficult because the board stands at 8 feet 5 inches in length and weighs 86 pounds. Opportunities • Diversification- There’s more room for innovation and opportunities to create different models. • Global- Lampuga has the ability to grow…

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    Interview Analysis

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    the Appendix A. These couples were chosen due to their difference in relationship length, status and the ages of the partners. The first couple was chosen because the couple’s relationship is newer being in their third year. Additionally, the age difference of the partners and generally differences and similarities between the couple. The second couple was chosen for…

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    from marriage. Cohabitation is a form that a couple who has not married live together in a close relationship permanently. However, marriage is a legally recognized agreement of a couple by making them into a husband and a wife. In Europe, the traditional understanding of a family consist of a husband, a wife and children is quite common. Meanwhile, there is another type of concept of a family has been introduced which is non-marital…

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    their lives to each other. When a couple gets married, they make a vow to stay together forever, or at least until parted by death. The vow of ‘forever’ is broken in more than half of American marriages. A divorce is the untying of the knot and renunciation of the promises made to each other by a couple in the marriage ceremony. Due to the way that Americans have developed their society, divorces are more common today than ever before. The divorce rate has continuously increased though the…

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    Introduction Despite the significant increase in interracial coupling in recent years, there have been few studies that examine intimate partner violence (IPV) in interracial couples (Carbone-Lopez, 2013; Chartier & Caetano, 2012; Fusco, 2010). This paper was intended to give an overview of current intimate partner violence (IPV) treatments, MFT efficacy working with interracial couples, and IPV in interracial couples. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a major societal and public health…

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    family decision making rules within couples that vary in age of relationship. To accomplish this I interviewed two couples. One couple was engaged and had been together for 4.5 years; where as the other couple had been married for 27 years. The younger couple was a family friend and the older married couple was my aunt and uncle. My aunt and Uncle would fall in the traditional family realm because they are married with two kids living at home. Where as the engaged couple have no children and…

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    Couples Interview

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    Couples Interview Couples are an interesting family dynamic and, in this profession, counselors will experience working with many different types of couples. Personally, I have worked with couples who are enduring relationship difficulties. The challenges that they face are many, yet I believe counseling is a great resource for couples to discuss their issues with a third party and strengthen their relationship. I decided to interview a couple I know fairly well but wanted to learn more about…

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    Gottman Model Of Marriage

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    was to calculate the timing of divorce of married couples by using a two model that compared the couple’s interaction with each other. The main idea was to test that marital divorce can be predicted to exist in two critical periods of most marriages. The first during the first seven years of marriage and the second after 14 years, to be more specific when the children reach adolescence. These studies have allowed having a better understanding of the elements of marital happiness and what keeps a…

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