Family Traditions and Practices

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The regular practices and traditions in a family life have different forms and dynamics, because every family structure and composition has different modes and standards of living. And it depends on the changing aspects of a family that how they perform and practice certain traditions and practices.(Wolin, Bennett, Jacobs, 1988) it can be classified in few groups and categories mention below.
(a) Under-ritualized families: The groups of a people who are not interested to follow and celebrate any ceremonies and traditions, in vacations or in free time. They do not involve and organize any family events and festivals. Their domestic and household life is often seems to be blank, unfriendly and cool. They live in society with other people but are least interested to participate in social and cultural practices. These people are not considered very sociable, welcoming, and outgoing to make any relations and contacts. Mostly these people live in a nuclear family style, individuals living separate or often together but in a more democratic and independent way and they can decide and spend their life according to their own will. (b) Families with Strict Practices: People that follow traditions and customs very strictly in an inflexible way and do not tolerate or agree for any changes in their routines, these people mostly have joint family system in developing societies and all the close family members living together and share their economy in a collective way. Senior members

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