Family Traditions For Dysfunctional Families

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Family Traditions for Dysfunctional Families In todays world there are at least 1 Billion families. Which means there has to be at least 1 Billion family traditions. Family traditions can be many different things but my family traditions all can relate back to dysfunctionalism. There are more dysfunctional families in the united states than normal families. More than 50% of happiness comes from dysfunctional families and still, the celebrate Birthdays, Religious Holidays and Casual Holidays . Can you imagine Holidays being the root of our happiness. What is a dysfunctional family? "A dysfunctional family is where the relationship between the parent and child are strained and unnatural" (Artical 1). Dysfunctional families can range from many different things such as failing to be a provider for their child or lack of emotional, phychological and/or physical needs. There are also different types of dysfunctional families. Dysfunctional families can be because of addiction, alcohol, no emotional support, religious fundamentalism and rigidly dogmatic beliefs, overly possessive parents and sexaul abuse.

First on the list is Birthday. Every year this day is celebrated with cake and gifts. Sure, this seems casual but something makes it different. Once the kid reaches 18 whom ever brough them cakes, the 18 year old has to buy them for that person for 18 years. Crazy right? Well that is just the way things go. Another tradion that we celebrate on birthday is the cutting of the…
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