The Web address of this article is
brief video overviews Lesson 5: It mentions eight self-improvement lessons
in this site. I've reduced that to seven.
Premise - families have existed in every age and culture because they
fill their members primary needs (nurture) better than other human groups.
Widespread social problems like abuse, abandonment, abortion, crime, gangs,
addictions, murder, suicide, homelessness, welfare dependence, bankruptcies,
prejudice, terrorism, depression, obesity, and "mental health" problems
strongly indicate typical U.S.
families (like yours?) are "low nurturance." Their members' needs
aren't being met well enough.
So far, we (the public) minimize and passively condone this.
This nonprofit, educational Web site uses 30 years' research to propose why
this is, and what you can do about it - starting with your own family.
articles below build on the ideas in
Lessons 1 thru 4 so study them before starting this Lesson.
learn family basics, and use
them and Lessons 1-4 to,,,
high-nurturance family and...
protect your members and
descendents from inheriting the lethal [wounds + unawareness]
Lesson 6 uses the
prior lessons to focus on effective parenting. Lesson 7 explores
how to evolve a high-nurturance stepfamily.
LINKS to LESSON-5 ARTICLES
Articles and worksheets about healthy family functioning:
quiz on family basics. How much do