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All in the Family: A family slide show album from Away We Go to anything goes

Posted June 12, 2009 to photo album "All in the Family: A family slide show album from Away We Go to anything goes"

Slide 1: The Journey Begins
Slide 2: But what is a family?
Slide 3: First Comes Marriage
Slide 4: Family as an evolving idea
Slide 5: Early Family Values
Slide 6: Family as Contract
Slide 7: Family as units of labor
Slide 8: Tragic Love
Slide 10: Family as an evolving idea
Slide 10: The power of “opposite marriage”
Slide 11: The Nuclear Family in the Atomic Age
Slide 12: Learning to be a Parent
Slide 13: A Parent Superiority
Slide 14: Making the Breast of being a Parent
Slide 15: Not Every Mother
Slide 16: Keeping the promise of marriage
Slide 17: Big(amy) Love
Slide 18: The Rules of the Game
Slide 19: Marriage loses momentum
Slide 20: Eight is Enough
Slide 21: Showing off your Family
Slide 22: Family as Adventure
Slide 23: Going it Alone
Slide 24: Every Family Different in its own way
Slide 25: The Family Triangle
Slide 26: All You Need is...
Slide 3: First Comes Marriage

Slide 3: First Comes Marriage

Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina begins with what may be one of the most-quoted opening lines in literature, “All happy families are alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. ” In the 1935 film Anna Karenina, Anna (Greta Garbo) and her husband Alexei (Basil Rathbone) are unhappy. Burt and Verona think that they can be a happy family if they have a support network. Writing in the Times of London, Stephanie Coontz, the preeminent family historian and author of Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage observed: “Even the best-matched couples need to find gratification and support from sources other than their partner. When they don't … they have less to offer each other and fewer ways to replenish their relationship. Often the marriage buckles under the weight of the partners' expectations that each will fulfill all the other's needs.”