First, you might like this article: The issues here are space and validation.I’ve had relationships that I have tried hard to keep in “stasis”.Today's essay concerns the important contribution of the Family Systems school.Family Systems practitioners are the ecologists in my scheme for describing the various schools (Philosophers, Engineers, Ecologists and Gnostics: Four Approaches to Psychotherapy)."I let my neighbor know beyond the hill; And on a day we meet to walk the line And set the wall between us once again." - from "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost Another month, and another essay.After a two month break during which I seem to have facilitated a spirited discussion concerning the merits and failures of Alcoholics Anonymous, I'm now returning to my ongoing essay series concerning the technical contributions of various schools of psychotherapy to the psychotherapy process.
Psychological boundaries can be said to exist too, even though such boundaries have no physical reality.
Social problems can only be comprehended when viewed in their social context.
Not surprisingly, the approach was pioneered by clinicians working with families and couples, and has been championed by the Social Work profession.
At the end of the day, the most important thing is to create a nurturing environment where your children feel like they can thrive and develop into confident, independent, and caring adults. The baby is doing real good, winning prizes at school every year.
If you want to know how to be a good parent, see Step 1 to be on your way. They are independent, take responsibility and are very mature for their ages.