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It is generally acknowledged that families are now not as close as they used to be. Give possible reasons and your recommendations.


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It is generally acknowledged that families are now not as close as they used to be. Give possible reasons and your recommendations.

During the previous decades, we have witnessed some dramatic changes in the dynamics of a typical family, the most notable one being the weaker bond among its members. Numerous causes account for this trend. While most of these are not reversible, some palliative measures can be implemented to prevent relatives from growing further apart from each other.

One of the main reasons behind the worsening relationship among families is the degradation in societal values. Marriages are no longer meant to last forever while elder are eagerly shunned in retirement homes. Young adults, on their hand, are opting to wait longer before taking their wedding vows and often live under different roo ...

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