Sociogram: Family and Mutual Attraction

Topics: Family, Interpersonal relationship, Parent Pages: 2 (732 words) Published: September 15, 2010
On August 13, 2009, I became a mother. I was excited because I believed that my son would live, hours later that excitement turned to despair and unimaginable pain. My perceptual social atom sociogram deals with my feelings about the death of my son Alex. After the death of my son I had a hard time coping with feelings and those who were around me in regards to support or non support. There are three males on my sociogram, my son (Alex), my father (Anthony), and my son’s father (Vance). I will always have a mutual attraction for my son Alex, he was my first born, and he died while I was giving birth to him. It feels as though there is an empty void in my life because he is not here. At times I still wake up expecting to here his cry; he ranks number one in my life always. My son’s father Vance is ranked at a 2 in my life due to the fact that while I was in labor he left. According to the notational system we have an rejection indifference. I feel that when he left the hospital he rejected me and our son and right now I am indifferent to his feelings and what he wants from our relationship; he should be caring about me, if he does great and if he doesn’t that is okay also. The third male on my sociogram is my dad. My father and I have a attraction rejection relationship; this is because he just doesn’t understand why I can’t let my son’s father go. He feels that I should make a complete break in regards Vance and I relationship. Because of this our relationship right now is a little strained, we speak without speaking. I know that he loves me but he has told me that I need to break things off with Vance in order to move on with my life. I understand where he is coming from but I am afraid to make that final step. The four of the five women on my sociogram are very important in my life. My mother is ranked as number one. My mother and I have the same relationship right now as my father and I. The only difference between my parents is that my dad...
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