At the end of the day, all we have is ourselves and family. With that being said, family is special and important. A strong foundation from family makes a person who they are. Family maintains an incredible support system. Siblings can play a major role in our lives as well. Without family we wouldn’t have an as strong foundation with ourselves, an incredible support system, or siblings in general.
What creates a strong family foundation? Our parents teach us character and how we can be the best to our ability. They teach us certain value to what is right and to what is wrong. They also teach us the importance of love. How we love is something we learn, and how we experience love is shaped by our past experiences and by those we care ...view middle of the document...
In reality, friends may leave your side when situations get rough, or if you do something wrong and hurt them. Many families, however, will stick by a person no matter what they’ve done. With that being said, unconditional loves factors in. A parent can love their child no matter what they’ve done. This kind of unconditional love can only be found within a family unit. Many people rely on their parents or other older relatives for advice about a variety of topics, even when they have grown up and have their own children. These family members may have more life experiences and have probably been through the same situation before. Sometimes the best support can come from our siblings.
Siblings can improve our lives in powerful ways. While siblings might compete for the most attention in the household, they can also become supportive friends and role models. Most people have their sibling as a best friend. Siblings are usually one of the top people we look up to in life. Children who grow up as an only child can be lonely and may not learn vital social skills at an early age. Communicating and dealing with conflict is an example. Having an older or younger sibling helps aid in communicating and dealing with conflict. Siblings are usually around the same age group. They may have gone through similar experiences and may be the best person to talk to during a difficult time with the family.
As you can see, family is important in many ways. They teach us to love and to trust. Family is always by our side and gives unconditional love and support. Siblings improve our lives as well as our social skills as we grow. Family gives us just what we need—a strong foundation, support system, and maybe a sibling to help every step of the way. How is your family important to your life?