Flashcards in Friendships And Relationships Deck (5):
Friendship and relationships with partners
What are the characteristics/benefits of close friendships?
From three years, children start to develop special friendships.
Make people feel secure and confident.
Promote independence and self-esteem.
What are the characteristics/benefits of friendships with a wider group of friends?
Children are more confident and independent when there circle of friends widen.
Adolescents are influenced by views of their friends, may affect self image.
All these continue to be important in adulthood for positive emotional and social development.
What are the characteristics/benefits of formal relationships?
May form relationships between colleagues/teacher & people.
Getting on well with others is important for self image and self-esteem informal situations.
What are the characteristics/benefits of informal relationships?
Good family relationships = happiness and contentment.
Good relationships in the family help teach children to build relationships with other people as they get older.