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What are the benefits of Joint Family???

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Asked by Praveen Kumar, 30 Oct '07 12:47 pm
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Very good for the elders. . They do not feel lonely during sunset years and are secure/ looked after when health is not on their side .
Answered by R Singh, 30 Oct '07 01:20 pm

 
  
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Joint families are like microcosms of an entire world. They are the first training grounds, where people learn interpersonal skills. People in joint families learn lessons of patience, tolerance, cooperation and adjustment. They also learn what it means to take collective responsibility. One for all and all for one.

When young people live with senior members of the family from the time they are born, they grow up appreciating, admiring and loving them. They also learn to adjust because they realize that as younger people, they have the flexibility of adjusting and changing whereas older people often get stuck in patterns of functioning.

In a joint family a child learns and is reared by a number of people, thus dividing work, saving time and creating a spectrum of exposure and awareness.

Comprising the father, the mother and their children, the nuclear family threw the children and the parents together, for better or for worse, with no other family members in their space. Now ...more
Answered by venkata rajini malladi, 30 Oct '07 03:55 pm

 
  
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As with anything, there are both advantages and disadvantages of living in a joint family. It really depends on the individual's values, commitment, needs and priorities.

In this present pressure cooker lifestyle that most couples lead, though values often take a backseat if are not altogether forgotten. Accordingly, individual's needs and priorities assume greater relevance than they should have.

All things said and done, Joint family system has still an important role to play, given the high security, sense of belonging and emotional fulfillment it provides. But, whether these parameters have priorities over individual freedom, or sense of understanding among members of the family is the larger question, that people are faced with. And this largely depends on from individual to individual according his values, sense of responsibility, commitment and priorities.
Answered by Meghna Tripathi, 30 Oct '07 03:05 pm

 
  
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You will get loving peoples around so ultimately life will be happy and enjoyable
Answered by veerai ganesh, 30 Oct '07 02:17 pm

 
  
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The support system becomes very strong. In today's world, where very often both partners are working, there is a support system which helps you tide over many things. It works well for the elders as well who continue to have company in the later years of their lives.
Answered by Radhakrishnan M, 30 Oct '07 01:39 pm

 
  
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Innumerable. The warmth and support for each other and breakage of marriage will be minimum. Of course at the cost of some so-called freedom. Your children will be blessed with best of cultural habits by elder persons.
Answered by ashok Amin, 30 Oct '07 01:07 pm

 
  
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Since everyting is joint, there is no need for fevicol to bond with others.
Answered by Sarnath Kannan, 30 Oct '07 02:15 pm

 
  
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Share the Love, Offcoures burden too.
Answered by ravishankar vanapalli, 30 Oct '07 01:32 pm

 
  
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1) Cradle of social virtues:
Joint family is like a nursery to teach social virtues. It helps to develop social virtues like co-operation, sympathy, sacrifice, affection, spirit of selfless service, obedience and broadminded.
2) Insurance against olds:
Joint Family Acts as insurance for the members of the family at the time of crisis. It provides social security to its members especially to the old, the infirm, the unemployed persons, the orphans, the widowed daughters and sisters as well as the physical and mentally handicapped among them. For all such persons the joint family acts as an insurance company.
3) Division of labour:
In a joint family each member is given work according to his or her capacity. The men, women and children all have to work. For example, in a peasant joint family all the members work actively according to their ability. The old persons and children of the family watch the crops in the field. During the harvest season, the women in some families help in h ...more
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Answered by Snehil Kishore, 22 Apr '12 06:51 pm

 
  
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Benefits of Joint Family

The set-up of the joint family can actually be a great benefit. This is because it provides an amazing support system financially and emotionally. The members of the family can share both their triumphs as well as their failures. These are some of the benefits of joint family.

1. Great for the working woman

The system of the joint family is highly beneficial for women who want to work and also have their own families. Many women usually leave their jobs when they start having children since they cannot afford to leave their children with babysitters. On the other hand, in the joint family, the women have someone that they can leave their children with as they carry out their duties. As an alternative to leaving children with servants, the children are taken care of by their relatives.

2. Provides a teaching experience for new moms
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Answered by AKSHAY BHATIA, 22 Jun '11 04:52 pm

 
  
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