The quality of a family’s social interactions with friends can be positively or negatively affected by a tragedy. What seems to determine the negative or positive course of the change is whether the social relationship was established before or after the misfortune occurred. More
Generally speaking, pleasant social interactions that were already established, even long standing ones, suffer when tragedy strikes. Those social relationships that were established after the tragedy strikes tend to be positive and more intense. This work illustrates this strange phenomenon and gives some advice on how to prepare for a potential family health crisis. Every family should take a little time to read and prepare. No family group is immune from a health calamity.
Joseph Badame is a retired architect living in New Jersey. He is spending his remaining years working on projects to honor his late wife who was a master teacher. This book is one of his endeavors to pay tribute to her memory.