family relationship


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Noun1.family relationship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoptionfamily relationship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
phylogenetic relation, affinity - (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts; "in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans"
filiation, line of descent, lineage, descent - the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
affinity - (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
blood kinship, consanguinity, cognation - (anthropology) related by blood
parentage, birth - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
fatherhood, paternity - the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
motherhood, maternity - the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
sisterhood, sistership - the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
brotherhood - the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
marital bed, marital relationship - the relationship between wife and husband
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ground of family relationship and monetary obligation; but Mr.
Although she was by birth an Alardyce, and Aunt Celia a Hilbery, the complexities of the family relationship were such that each was at once first and second cousin to the other, and thus aunt and cousin to the culprit Cyril, so that his misbehavior was almost as much Cousin Caroline's affair as Aunt Celia's.
Our existence springs from God--our Father--and He wants to restore the family relationship.
As we mark 10 years since the Howard Government established Family Relationship Centres across the country, it is timely to reflect on the significant contribution this service has made to Australian families and our legal system.
Neither situation is covered by the VBS because the care is carried out in the context of a family relationship.
Getting a handle on parental toxic thinking can improve a child's defiant behavior and create a happier family relationship.
Blended Families" provides Biblical principles and practical examples to explore as you prepare for or are already positioned in a single parenting or blended family relationship.
GROUP'S REACTION: "Charming and funny story of family relationship dynamics .
The author succinctly convey a complicated family relationship.
His influence is patent in the work of Parisian duo Moriceau + Mrzyk, whose inky free associations include images of a woman reaching out to grasp not a penis but a snail's slimy head, and the Michelin man giving it to a lady whose rolls of fat suggest a family relationship.
Norman Yakalaya, a member of the legislative assembly of the Northwest Territories and a survivor of sexual abuse, said the dysfunctional effects caused by lack of parenting, family relationship roles, traditional teachings in language and culture, "stick like Velcro and keep us from being whole.
All three dimensions of family and parental religious involvement analyzed here (family religious activity, parental religious service attendance and parental prayer) tend to be associated significantly with positive family relationship characteristics," reads the executive summary of the report.

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