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tion of the past can be changed. From his experiences at school and at work a person may be able to reevahtate retrospectively some of his experiences at home. Even his relationships to members of his family may be considerably modified. We should expect, however, that these modified relationships will exert weaker influences on that person's future life in his family and on his behavior in contexts outside the family than would his original early relationships to family members. This does not mean to imply an inescapable determinism, but recent and contemporary influences should not be overestimated in view of the early influences that have been having their effect for much longer. The effects of the latter are often covert. They appear in sentiments and attitudes, in basic wishes and interests of which the person may be partly unaware. They do affect his social behavior, and, to be sure, they often do so more strongly, the less conscious they are.

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Walter Toman - Family Constellation - Its Effects on Personality and Social Behavior  

Walter Toman - Family Constellation - Its Effects on Personality and Social Behavior

Walter Toman - Family Constellation - Its Effects on Personality and Social Behavior  

Walter Toman - Family Constellation - Its Effects on Personality and Social Behavior

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