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Family relations

  1. 1. Family Relations By: Andy Escott Zack Patti
  2. 2. WHY? <ul><li>We chose the topic of family relations because it played a huge role in, Twisted . </li></ul><ul><li>We also feel that this lays a big role in many teenagers and young adults lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Tyler doesn’t get along with his parents. He is always fighting with his dad and sometimes his mother. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Together or Divorced? <ul><li>According to the College Student Journal, most kids that have divorced parents end up fighting with them more often. </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers whose parents are still together have much better relationships with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers with parents that are together usually fight less often. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Together or Divorced (the sequel) <ul><li>After looking at our surveys, we found that teenagers have better relationships with their parents if they are together. </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers with divorced parents usually rated their relationship with their parents lower. (Many 2’s and 1’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Our surveys backed up what College Teen Journal concluded. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mom or Dad? <ul><li>In Twisted , Tyler fights with his father much more than he fights with his mom. </li></ul><ul><li>His father is rarely home and when he is, he is usually yelling at Tyler. </li></ul><ul><li>He always seems to be in a terrible mood. </li></ul><ul><li>Tyler’s mother, on the other hand, tries to help him and stick up for him is certain situations. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mom or Dad (part 2) <ul><li>Our results were a bit different than how Twisted was written. </li></ul><ul><li>According to our surveys, we found that many people got along with their mothers more than they did with their dads. </li></ul><ul><li>Their mothers are easier to talk to and are usually around more. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Siblings <ul><li>According to an article written by Jared Meyer, fights will occur between siblings. </li></ul><ul><li>His article states that it is extremely uncommon for two siblings not to fight. </li></ul><ul><li>All siblings will have their problems with each other. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Siblings (numero dos) <ul><li>Tyler has a sister in the book Twisted . </li></ul><ul><li>Tyler is one of the few exceptions to Meyers articles. </li></ul><ul><li>Tyler and his sister rarely fought in the book. </li></ul><ul><li>They were actually really good friends. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Siblings (numero tres) <ul><li>After taking surveys of students at west, we found that most teenagers back up Meyers article. </li></ul><ul><li>Many teenagers we surveyed fight with their siblings. </li></ul><ul><li>West Seneca West is different than the book Twisted . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Healthy Families <ul><li>One thing that all healthy families should have is trust. With out trust in a family there could be many fights. </li></ul><ul><li>According Teen Health and Wellness trust is very important for a healthy relationship. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Healthy Families 2 <ul><li>Do you feel like you have a good relationship with your family? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think about Tyler's relationship with his parents? </li></ul><ul><li>If you have siblings and you fight, is your family a healthy family? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Work Cited <ul><li>Meyer, Jared. “Dealing With Your Parents.” Teen Health and Wellness . Rosen, 2010. Web. 6 Dec. 2010. . </li></ul><ul><li>DeCuzzi, Angela. Knox, David. Zusman, Marty. “The Effect of Parental Divorce on Relationships With Parents and Romantic Partners of College Students.” BNET. 12/10/10. </li></ul><ul><li>Meyer, Jared. “Sibling Rivalry.” Teen Health and Wellness.” Rosen, 2010. Web. 10 Dec. 2010. . </li></ul>
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