Nuclear Family or Joint Family ?

@suj123 (1068)
India
July 9, 2009 6:58am CST
Well in India we used to have Joint family system i.e all the members of the family your relatives, grandma, grandpa, mom, dad just everyone in one big house. Nuclear family means only your dad, mom, you and your sis/brother. But now times are changing. In India also most of them prefer to stay in Nuclear family system. Which one do you prefer and if given a chance will stay in a joint family like that ?
4 responses
@yugasini (12816)
• Anantapur, India
9 Jul 09
hi suj123, nuclear family in joint family,we are residing side by side home,only mother is elder in my joint family
@suj123 (1068)
• India
10 Jul 09
Thanks for responding. So at least someone responded.
@yugasini (12816)
• Anantapur, India
10 Jul 09
hi suj123, do not worry iam responding,best of luck
@suj123 (1068)
• India
13 Jul 09
Thanks friend.
@vivianchen (2648)
• China
13 Jul 09
I think both nuclear family and joint family have their own advantage and disadvantage. Nuclear family is more simple, easy life, while joint family will have lots of fun together. But i think i preferred nuclear family, maybe becasue that's the family i grow up. I think joint family will have too many people, once memebers are too many, things will easy to lost control, i don't like that.
@suj123 (1068)
• India
17 Jul 09
yeah both have its good and bad sides. Thanks for sharing.
• India
10 Jul 09
I live with my parents, my brother and my grand father. We are five in all. I prefer people staying in a nuclear family. You have a more freedom of decision like this. I don't have any uncles so there is no question of living in a joint family. I think even if I had any uncles I would have prefer that we lived away from them and my grand parents lived with us. :)
@suj123 (1068)
• India
13 Jul 09
hmm thanks for sharing.
@voldrox (7205)
• India
19 Jul 09
hi, my family isn't a joint family, but during Christmas, we all come to our grandparents house, it is so nice to get together in december...