Life events- positive+negative effects

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  • Created by: Lauryn
  • Created on: 27-04-16 12:33
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  • Life events
    • Divorce
      • negative
        • financially worse off
          • No longer double income
          • may have to sell house
            • have to move house
        • Children may feel guilty
          • feel like they are to blame
            • loss of concentration
              • Children may feel guilty
                • feel like they are to blame
                  • loss of concentration
                  • Begin to under achieve at school
              • Begin to under achieve at school
            • positive
              • no more arguments in family
                • happier atmosphere
                  • No more tension
              • get more space
                • more time to relax
              • develop own identity
                • more independent self sufficient
                • become more confident in self
                  • improve self concept- boost self- esteem
                    • more independent self sufficient
              • better relationship with children
                • get to spend more time with them
          • Retirement
            • positive
              • reduced stress
                • not having to deal with work challenges
              • more time to socialise with friends and familly
              • greater flexibility in life
                • take up new hobbies
                • look after grandchildren
                  • feel useful
                    • increase self-esteem
            • negative
              • more demands on their time from their family
                • feel obliged to help out and drop own plans
              • loss of contact with work colleagues
                • feel withdrawn from them
              • loss of identity
                • lower in self worth
                  • lose self esteem
          • Redundancy
            • positive
              • more free time
                • able to pursue hobbies
                • spend time with family
                • time for self refelction
              • reduce stress of work load
            • negative
              • loss of confidence
                • lowered self-esteem
                  • feel worthless
              • less income
                • not be able to go out as often as friends
                  • may become withdrawn or isolated
                    • embarrassed if cant afford things
                  • loss of social contacts
                • embarrassed if cant afford things

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