The Definition of Family

2 Pages 499 Words April 2015

When most people think of the word "family," mother, father, children come to mind. Then you that's when grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins get thrown in or however far back that goes in a family tree. But my definition of family means a lot of things to me. For example, my immediate family happens to be my parents/grandparents and my siblings. I also think of the people I'm related to by blood or marriage when family comes to mind. Not every single one of them but most of them I'd like to say. The ones that chose to stay in my life are the ones that I sincerely love and care for as well as they do for each other. There the ones that are considered family to me. My family provides the support that I can't get anywhere else. The family that I do have happen to be some of the craziest people I have in my life in a good way. But I would honestly never trade them for anything in the world.
I believe that families are building blocks of our own society. Pretty much almost every aspect of our life involves the term "family" it's been like this since the beginning. For instance, family are usually the ones that have helped you through out your life or are still helping you out with anything. Like help raise you or care for you. For example, when one of us is having any type of problems whether it be mentally or physically, they are the ones that are depended on 95% of the time. There also the ones that you may also get in fights with occasionally but still deeply care for each other. It doesn't matter because we're still and always be united. These are the people that I interact with on a daily basis. Also meaning that I spend most of my time with these people.
But I would still have to include my friends that are considered important people in my life also known as my family and I say that because of either how long we've known each other or of how well our relationship has turned out in the time being. Just because some of the people...

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