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CAUSES OF CHANGE IN THE
FAMILY
FAMILY PLANNING
 The use of education and
birth control to limit the
number of offspring and the
population of a country.
MASS MEDIA
Media has negative effects on the
physical and psychological well-
being of society.
The negative effects of ...
PEER GROUP
a group of people, usually of
similar age, background, and
social status, with whom a
person associates and
wh...
DUAL-CAREER FAMILIES
one in which both heads of
household pursue careers and
at the same time maintain a
family life toge...
LEGAL SEPARATION
 A decree of legal separation only
allows the spouses to live separately,
but it does not sever the bond...
In effect…
 Changes in society have been responsible for the
dissolution of the family.
 Changes have affected husbands ...
THE NUCLEAR FAMILIES IN
CONTEMPORARY PHILIPPINE SOCIETY:
• In the past, the average size of the Filipino family was
from s...
• At present, more young couples opt for smaller families,
an average of two to four children (2-4) children.
• Perhaps mo...
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Causes of change in the family

  1. 1. CAUSES OF CHANGE IN THE FAMILY
  2. 2. FAMILY PLANNING  The use of education and birth control to limit the number of offspring and the population of a country.
  3. 3. MASS MEDIA Media has negative effects on the physical and psychological well- being of society. The negative effects of media on children are manifested in terms of their changing mental setup and the declining quality of their lifestyle.
  4. 4. PEER GROUP a group of people, usually of similar age, background, and social status, with whom a person associates and who are likely to influence the person's beliefs and behavior.
  5. 5. DUAL-CAREER FAMILIES one in which both heads of household pursue careers and at the same time maintain a family life together. The home environment is a special challenge to the dual- career couple as two people try to meet the demands of careers and build a family life together.
  6. 6. LEGAL SEPARATION  A decree of legal separation only allows the spouses to live separately, but it does not sever the bonds of marriage, meaning that the parties cannot get married to other people. ANNULMENT  A decree of annulment that has been issued by the court allows the parties to remarry.
  7. 7. In effect…  Changes in society have been responsible for the dissolution of the family.  Changes have affected husbands and wives. They become physically and psychologically distant from each other and with their children.  They, however, may realize that they have several options in resolving such dilemma. One such of the solution is the “cooling off” period.
  8. 8. THE NUCLEAR FAMILIES IN CONTEMPORARY PHILIPPINE SOCIETY: • In the past, the average size of the Filipino family was from six to eight (6-8) children. • In agricultural areas, family is much bigger with ten to twelve (10-12) children. • In one rural communities in Pampanga, there is one informant with 24 children, with no multi-births. • Children are viewed as “investments”. They are considered as farm workers and the parents‟ insurance in their old age. „
  9. 9. • At present, more young couples opt for smaller families, an average of two to four children (2-4) children. • Perhaps more significant than the “shrinking size of the nuclear family is the change that has occurred in its composition due to: a) Increase in divorce b) Number of people raising children outside of marriage c) Legal separation d) Early death of the spouse, wife or husband, even before the children reach the age of puberty • Observations reveal that there are more widowers than widows who remarry a year after the death of their spouse.

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