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Traditional and Modern Families

            Before we start talking about what modern family is, lets discuss some points about a traditional family. A traditional family mostly involves the entire family. It was very important for a family to have dinner together. There always respect for adults, such as if the eldest person in the family make some decision then no one would argue it and that would be final. Also respect for adults in a way that when the children would grow up and move out then their parents would move in with them when they get old. In a traditional family the husband would be the only one who would work and make money while the wife would be taking care of the house and the children as well as help out the husband as much as possible. Even after all the hard work, parents still find time for their children.
             A modern family is more individual and free based. Diners are more next to the TV and it's no longer a time of the day where the entire family gets together and discussing family stuff. Parents would live by themselves till it time for them to go to the nursing home. They don't move in with their children. In a modern family, respect for the elderly is lost. Kids argue with their parents and even though the father said something, they still do what ever they want. A modern family based on parents that both work long hours to provide for the family. Children get less attention from their parents, which adds to the point of families being more individual.
             In my family, my grandfather has four brothers. When they all got married they all lived at the same house with their wives and kids. The eldest brother made decisions for the whole family; he also had the best benefits by having the best room and was the first to start eat. Without him no one was allowed to eat. The wives took care of the house and kids but at the same time they worked at family business, which was to make fur coats. The life for the women at this time was very difficult.

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