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The Developmental Tasks of Siblingship over the Life Cycle

Ann Goetting
Journal of Marriage and Family
Vol. 48, No. 4 (Nov., 1986), pp. 703-714
DOI: 10.2307/352563
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/352563
Page Count: 12
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The Developmental Tasks of Siblingship over the Life Cycle
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Abstract

Based on a review of research, this article outlines the developmental tasks of siblingship in the United States from a life-cycle perspective. The sibling support bond typically persists throughout the life cycle. Some siblingship tasks are constant, weaving threads of consistency from birth to death, while others stand out as idiosyncratic to the context of the particular stage in the life cycle.

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