La Familia

Family means love, trust, communication, being together, sharing, understanding, listening, caring and space. My family members consist of my immediate family (my parents, 6 brothers, and1 sister) and some extended. What makes us a whole is that we all understand what the meaning of family means to us as a family. With such a big family we all understand the roles that need to beplayed to achieve the meaning of family, for an example you always listen to the family members who are older than you.
As a multigenerational family there are differences in authority andresponsibility. The older you are in my family the more authority and responsibility you have, but in my family you also have to earn it. The social system is very unique and similar to my families system. We as afamily communicate with each other very well about different things, but there is a stronger bond between us kids. I think its because were younger and we can relate with each other and we feel morecomfortable talking, than we would our parents. That doesnt mean our family bond is broken, its just at times we have problems with our parents or we have problem we dont feel our parents wouldunderstand. There is nothing wrong with building better relationships with your family members. My family is interdependent because we all depend on each other. Its just a responsibility that we except. Ifone cant do it then the next will do it and so on. If no one can do it someone will try to do it regardless if its important or not. My family differs from the common living space. Our bond isexpressed through the meaning of family to us. We havent all lived in the same house together at one time, so our bond is different then the authors. History plays a big roll in our family because you cometogether and share those experiences and talk about them for the rest of your lives. Those times last a lifetime and you eventually share those with your families and build of that. This is probably...
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