Family Life Cycle

DFamily Life Cycle

The family life cycle is a series of stages through which a family may pass over time. Typical stages in family development include the periods of a single young adult, a newly married couple, a family with young children, a family with adolescents, launching the children, and a family in later life. The family life cycle emphasizes the effects of marriage, divorce, births, and deaths on families, as well as changes in income, expenses, and assets.

- Many times problems arise in family systems due to changes in the family life cycle and people tend to get stuck in different stages and struggle to adjust to the new stage in their lives -