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Table 3 Sub-themes for the framing concept ‘Care practices’

From: Understanding alcohol as an element of ‘care practices’ in adult White British women’s everyday personal relationships: a qualitative study

Framing concept Sub-themes
‘Care practices’ • Balancing care for others and care for self
• Care for others above care for self
• Disguising care
• Emotional support
• Reciprocity
• Responsibilities and obligations
• Restorative
• Temporary ‘windows of care’
• ‘Time out’ as self-care
• Time together as ‘doing care’