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3 The case, which was discussed regularly in Anna Nicole’s reality TV show, went all the way to the US Supreme Court. The protagonist, who had been the 1993 Playboy Playmate of the Year, met an early death in 2007. BILLY’S FIGHT Following the 1983 buyout one might think everything was set fair for the future. Alas, it was not. Just as the dust appeared to be settling after the split, Billy raised his head again. He felt that the bank loans that the company had taken on for the buyout were paid down a lot faster than he had predicted.
The family is fragmented and centrifugal, with everyone flying off into their own individual worlds. PARENTS AT WAR There are other variations. Some are around the relationship between the parents. Where there is warfare, or perhaps an armed truce between parents, there can be a battle for allies among the children – producing a schism, a split down the middle of the family as the children are enlisted by either side. 61 The Pritzker family (Chapter 7) suffered a split of this type. 62 Mum and dad can offload the frustrations of their lives on to the lives of their children.
Adaptation may start easy and become difficult. As long as the business is doing well it is easy for people to be happy, but as it becomes more complex and more people become involved, the room for conflict increases. The robustness of the family climate is tested. It might seem as if we are just viewing families as nothing but bundles of liabilities. The theme running through this book is a family can grow in strength through successfully overcoming problems. This means that the most vulnerable family can be the one that has no stress at all – it will lack the adaptive strategies to cope when stress comes unexpectedly.