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This edition: Development Change: Communication Related Issues

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Episode Details

Focuses on how transitional periods influence family communication.Discussion reveals how conflict patterns and marital satisfaction change over a relationship’s life cycle, what theories can help us examine how change impacts communication over an individual’s lifetime, and the elements of social, family, and historical time. Also included is discussion on how the role of ritual moves the family from one stage of communication to another.
Featured interview: Professor Michael Roloff (Northwestern University)