My fiancé and I are childless, but I intentionally call us two a “family” to interrogate the myth that “starting a family” requires children.
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You both are a Married couple and not a family. Try Again!
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So: I have an aunt, a dad, a cousin, and a partner. A best friend of 38 years. But I don’t have kids. Would you say I have no family? What about when my dad dies? Then I’m not a parent & both parents are dead. This definition is illogical.
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There are two types of family. - Nuclear Family - Extended Family What you have is an extended family and not a nuclear family. Again.... Try Again!

10:30 AM · Dec 25, 2020

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Lol you need to broaden your mind just a little bit. Family doesn't fit into a box, don't let your mind fit into a box either. Family isn't just made up of a mom and dad and kids, couples without children are a family, a single parent home is still a family too.
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You can give a family your own definition but don't try to turn it into a general opinion. I'm not Dwelling on this any longer *mutes conversation*
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LMFAO Beanstalk family? Blended family? Joint family? Same-sex family? Symmetrical family? Single parent family? Horizontal family? Don't use sociological jargon to sound smart, those of us who actually study it find you laughable.
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Some sociologists might not agree with certain family types (such as functionalists) but multiple family types are universally acknowledged, because they EXIST.
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Wrong. There are certainly more types of families than the traditional family.
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I mean, yeah. He even uses the word "family" in both nuclear family and extended family then says she doesn't have a family
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No, there are more types in Africa: complex, couple, solitary, skipped generation, three generation on top of two-parent nuclear, single-parent nuclear and extended.
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(And, from what I understand, in many traditional and indigenous cultures in the world. Funny how the narrowest definitions of family are the modern, capitalist ones. Again, thinking about WHO that benefits, by defining family so narrowly?)
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So you are using this energy to try and convince a lady that her Family is not valid because it is not traditional?? You are really coming hard with the negativity this blessed morning, who hurt you?
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