Healthy relationships with one's family of origin mean having the right amount of differentiation.
What does FOO stand for?
FOO stands for Family of Origin
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 22 other meanings of FOO in our Acronym Attic
- Friends of Northern Uganda
- Forces for Renovation for Union and Solidarity (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
- Federatie Oud Nederlandse Vaartuigen (Dutch: Federation of Old Dutch Vessels; Netherlands; sailing organization)
- Friends of the Nemaiah Valley (Canada)
- Fondo Nacional de Vivienda Social (Spanish: National Social Housing Fund; Bolivia)
- Forum of Nigerian Women in Politics (Nigeria)
- Firefighters of New York
- Flying Over New York Entertainment
- Friends Of National Zoo (Washington, DC)
- Functions of New Zealand (thesaurus)
Samples in periodicals archive:
95 Hardcover HD38 The ways we wield and respond to power are not dictated by logic; rather, they come from dynamics we experienced in childhood in our family of origin.
Models of family therapy covered are communications/humanistic, family of origin, structural, strategic, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and narrative.
Nearly half of 341 GLBT New Yorkers age fifty and older surveyed were providing or had recently provided caregiving assistance to a family of origin member, same-sex partner, or close friend.
Most of them continue to maintain relations with members of their family of origin, with many finding themselves living with family at age 19.
In these cases, the child should be moved to a foster home and the family of origin assessed.
The Franks then spend quite a bit of time on work dealing with self-differentiation which they describe as leaving the family of origin and cleaving to the spouse.
Family of origin and career development was the topic of interest in the July issue of the Counseling Psychologist (Vol.