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Brief Report: Triangles: "The Glue" of Bowen Family Systems Theory
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Patricia A. Comella, JD

Bowen family systems theory is a descriptive theory about emotional process in the human species. The theory describes several interlocking concepts. This paper presents a brief discussion of the concept of the "triangle," which was critical to integration of the theory. Until Bowen "saw" the centrality of triangles to emotional process, integration of the theory eluded him. Once Bowen saw triangles, he became a different person. The paper also offers several comparative examples from the realm of human and nonhuman behavior to illustrate the concept of the triangle.

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