Interpersonal communication in dating
(2) Change and conflict are always evident in a system.Individuals both influence their environments and are influenced by them.It is abuse because it does not take into consideration the needs or wishes of the child, rather meeting the needs of the `caretaker' at the child's expense...incest can be seen as the imposition of sexually inappropriate acts, or acts with sexual overtones, by - or any use of a minor child to meet the sexual or sexual/emotional needs of one or more persons who derive authority through ongoing emotional bonding with that child." (Blume, 1990, p.4) This definition expands the traditional definition of incest to include sexual abuse by anyone who has authority or power over the child.While status refers to the position and implies rank in a social hierarchy, "role refers to the more dynamic aspects of the position, it is more to do with what the people in various positions do or are expected to do...In the family, individuals only exist within the context of the roles and statuses they occupy." (Longres, 1990, p.
"The family is a bounded system in interaction with its environment.
Positive feedback challenges destructive and unexamined rules, both overt and covert." (Bradshaw, 1988, p.
29-30) John Bradshaw demonstrated the concept of dynamic homeostatic principle by using a mobile of a family.
Most of this paper reflects the research on girls, however.
"Incest, as both sexual abuse and abuse of power, is violence that does not require force...