Changing Roles/Functions of a Family
CHANGING ROLES/ FUNCTIONS OF THE FAMILY
The family is regarded as a fundamental societal unit and is considered to be universal. Every family member, whether they play a traditional or modern position, has one. Each family member should be aware of his or her responsibilities, as well as those of the other members, to encourage a more peaceful and productive family.
A role is a set of values and responsibilities that someone accepts. It identifies a person's responsibilities in the context of the family and, in most case, demonstrates the individual's rank in the family.
Family roles can change if the family experiences a structural shift due to:
A traumatic shared or individual experience - In a family, each member will react to the traumatic event in their own way, depending on role, age, and personality style. Misunderstandings,