Other Types of Family Ties

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'Relationships with friends'
May be like a sister or brother to you .
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Fictive Kin
Close friends who are treated as relatives- e.g. your mother's friend whom you call 'Auntie'
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Gay and Lesbian 'chosen families'
a supportive network of close friends, ex-partner and others who aren't related by blood or marriage
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Relationships with dead relatives
Deceased relatives who live on in people's memories and continue to shape their identities and affect their actions.
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Relationships with pets
Becky Tipper (2011) found that children often regard pets as 'part of the family'
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Card 2

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Fictive Kin

Back

Close friends who are treated as relatives- e.g. your mother's friend whom you call 'Auntie'

Card 3

Front

Gay and Lesbian 'chosen families'

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Relationships with dead relatives

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Relationships with pets

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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