There is a typical genogram. In a genogram, the male is represented by a square on the left and the female by a circle on the right. In a standard genogram, there are three different type of children: biological/natural child, adopted child and foster child. A triangle is
used to represent a pregnancy, miscarriage and abortion. Although the families to some extent describe the emotional bond between the two parent, the emotional relationship component can
be used to describe the emotional bond between any two individuals in the genealogy tree.