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5.6: Looking Ahead

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    We are a social species. Familial roles can be expanded beyond the perimeters of legal definitions and regarded in a much broader sense that can include friendships, sexual relationships, caregiving, social support, partnering and more. The people we interact with on a daily basis have been influenced by many factors including where we live, our socioeconomic status, and the attachments that we formed in early childhood.This complicated network of influencing factors within our relationships contributes to societal disparities and inequities, a factor that we have strived to make more visible through this text.


    5.6: Looking Ahead is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Elizabeth B. Pearce (OpenOregon) .

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