With a rapidly changing business and technological atmosphere, the family
is transforming throughout the world. I think
has numerous advantages ranging from better career opportunities
has a major disadvantage of lack of emotional bond among family members.
is changing from joint family to nuclear family.
allows younger family members to focus more on career and less on family obligations. Members of a joint family are often engaged in taking care of elderly and dependent members. A nuclear family is free of
compulsions and allows youngsters to spend more time on economically productive.
, a nuclear family allows all members to stay free of any interference. A joint family not only has more than two generations living under the same
several uncles, aunts, and cousins in close vicinity.
leaves little room for privacy and almost no independence. The changing family
, allows separate rooms for all members and,
, they have the independence to act according to their wish.
often leads to weakening of emotional bond among people. When the family
breaks, it leads to lesser responsibility towards others and greater individuality.
results in a selfish culture in which each member looks after her interests and not that of others.
, people become more materialistic and lesser human.
, the changing family
in Europe has resulted in more materialism while the
in Asia follow the traditional family
and have strong emotions for other members of the family.
In conclusion, though the changing family
results in a lack of emotional bond, it is beneficial for the individual and the economy.
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