Category Archives: Dysfunctional Family System


General Definition Addiction Recovery - F

Facilitator: A person who leads and assists a group in an experience for a common objective.

Faith: Complete trust or belief in a person, thing, teaching or doctrine, not based of proof.

Family System: The way that family members interact with each other, the patterns maintain the roles, rules, orderliness, beliefs, and balance of the family.

Family System (Dysfunctional): An unhealthy style of family relating that is closed to outside influences and discourages communication or change in an attempt to protect the homeostasis (balance) of the system.

Family System (Addicted): See Enmeshed

Feedback System: A way to receive information about your behavior that can guide future actions if you pay attention, examples are other people’s reaction to you or your feelings.

Flooding: Becoming emotionally overwhelmed.

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