Family members: who is it? Who is who
So, today we will talk with you, who are members of the family. In addition, let's see who is who and who will be. After all, the "community" we are considering today is an important element in the development of man and his environment. Thus, we will have to take a very careful look at today's issue.
Who is a member of the family? Let's try to look at it from the legal point of view. This is a rather interesting question that can not be ignored.
The thing is that after realizing who are members of the family, it will be possible to resolve many family disputes. In addition, this usually helps in courts and other conflicts. So it's worth thinking about who is who and who.
In family law, one can understand by the relatives of those who are "bound with blood." That is, if you have with someone, for example, one mother or the same father, then you are each other's relatives. Also, family members can be identified by genetic examination (DNA). But as such, there is no direct definition of this concept. So let's see what else you can say about our topic.
More precisely, our current concept can be considered using the social example. That is not according to the laws, but as it is accepted in the society. The point is that family members are those relatives who surround us and are somehow connected with us.
As a rule, these are people who have common grandparents, aunts, brothers and sisters. Such a society is called a family. Usually the senior members of the family are engaged in the upbringing of children in a new generation.
Honestly, to be called a family member, as a rule, it is not enough to be closely connected with a person. Usually between such people (relatives), there should be emotional closeness and psychological connection. For example, a family member is a child. But parents who, as it were, gave birth to a new generation, can not always be called family members. They must exercise their parental functions to be called parents. So our today's concept is a very relative thing. Nevertheless, let's drop all the formalities and see who is who and who is in the family tree.
So, now let's see what kind of family members we can meet. Frankly, they are available in virtually every "cell of the commonality". So it is always useful to know who is who to whom. Especially adults. After marriage, their families expand.
The first thing to note is that the people who give birth to us are called parents. A woman is a mother, a man a father. Children of these people in relation to us will be called our brothers and sisters (relatives). Fathers and mothers of our parents are grandfathers and grandmothers respectively. Their parents are our great-grandparents. Next come great-grandfathers and great-great-grandmothers. And so on.
Brothers and sisters of our parents are uncles and aunts. Their children are our cousins. In turn, when a brother or sister gives birth to a child, he will be our nephew or niece. Honestly, for clarity, it's best to make up a whole tree of generations. Only sometimes you can not get confused. But even "more fun" the situation develops when representatives of the new generation enter into marriages. Then the family members (their number) increase almost 2-fold.
After the wedding
Let's try to understand all this confusion. Honestly, all relatives should not know by their "names". It is better to understand that this is some distant member of the family, whose name is so-and-so. It would be enough. And we will consider with you the most important people with whom we will become related after the wedding.
The mother and father of the groom are the mother-in-law and father-in-law. Probably, all young people know this. The parents of the bride are father-in-law and mother-in-law. The brother-in-law is the husband's brother, and the sister-in-law is his sister. Not so frequent names, right? Shurin is his wife's brother, sister-in-law is her sister. Probably, these are the people who are worth remembering. The rest of the family are just relatives for you.