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What is a family?

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what is a family ?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Jennifer replied 7 years ago.
Hello and thanks for using!

This is a personal question, so know that my answer may vary from that of another expert opinion.

A family defines itself. One family may consist solely of a couple. Another may consist of a hundred individuals who may or may not know each other well. Yet another may consider themselves a family, but may not be related by blood at all. Our families bring us into the world, nurture us as children, and teach us values as we grow. Our definition of family shifts over time as new members are added.

Here is a collection of insightful essays written by international students on precisely this topic...

I hope all of this is helpful to you!
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Your general answer was not helpful. I am 93 yrs of age,widowed,have 10 grandchildren,and 8 grandchbildren, attempting to wright my memories, having many years of memorial events,I find it diffcult to focus.
Expert:  Jennifer replied 7 years ago.
I'm afraid I'm not clear as to what it is exactly you're looking for. I've "opted out" of this question so another expert may assist you. Best of luck in your writing!