Your family helps build your interpersonal skills-especially when there is more than one child.
(We all know there is a plethora of opportunities for conflict resolution there!)
Having siblings of the opposite sex makes it easier to talk to members of the opposite sex later in life, which makes dating (and finding a life partner) easier.
Family members play a huge role in shaping one’s personality.
As much as we try to get away from our parents as teenagers, we still spend more time with our family than with other relationships, especially siblings.
Having older siblings may help with mental health.
Being a younger sibling propels you to be unique and follow your own dreams. There is a stronger desire to be different.
Families give you a healthy sense of competition.
You have a built in source to deal with the balance of love and hate.
The word family is from the latin word “famulus” meaning “a servant.”
Family-size items were first introduced to the retail markets in 1882.
Around 68% of US households have pets.