Sunday, 10 June 2018

Analyse the features of supportive relationships and dysfunctional relationships

Types of supportive relationship, we observe in the society are personal, professional, inherent and social. The kind of support participants exchange or share among are analysed below -

Advice and support: When in a relationship one participant need advice and support for any reason, then other participant usually provides it from their experience and knowledge or other social network.

Encouragement: Individuals encourage each other to success and achieve things in their live. Encouragement helps an individual to gain self-esteem for success in their life.

Reduce isolation: Companionship is a key element of supportive relationship which helps to reduce isolation in an individual’s life.

Increase active participation: Supportive relationship helps an individual to engage in many activities, which increases their self esteem and helps them to develop new skills.
Dysfunctional relationship

Breakdown: A relationship can become very complex sometimes. If it is not maintained properly, it can breakdown easily.

Distress: A relationship can bring stress into an individual’s life due to complexity rises from time to time.

Depression: Stress can become depression if it lasts long period of time. It can affect individual’s physical and psychological wellbeing.

Distrust: An individual may develop distrust towards others due to dysfunctional or difficult relationship.

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