is the legal partnership of man and a
it is an intimate, interpersonal
relationship and a contract entered into by a
man and woman.
MARRIAGES AS A COMMITMENT
arriages should be a lifetime commitment –a
pledge to live with care for another person.
t should be bound by love because love is the
most important component for marriages to work
INGREDIENTS OF A HAPPY
1. Love the most important element of a
marriages is unconditional love.
The following elements should always be
presents in all forms of love especially in
2. Commitment- both partners should work on the
3. Maturity- couples must show their ability to cope with the challenges in life and the
capacity to be physically, emotionally and financially stable.
4. Communication- couples must always have open lines of communication.
5. Honesty- couples must always have open lines of communication/
6. Growth – a healthy and satisfying relationship allows both partners to grow and develop
to their full potential as human beings.
7. Spiritual sensitivity- couples should have a relationship based on sympathy of though or
REASON FOR HAVING
Giving birth to an offspring is the central purpose of marriage.
Children are blessings because they bring happiness, satisfaction
and good luck.
They serve as proof of the couples oneness.
They strengthen the bond between husband and wife.
WRONG REASON FOR
1. Children are the parents security
in the future.
2. Children are household assets.
3. Couples without children lead
an essentially incomplete life.
An Integral Unit of
PLANNING THE SIZE OF
any major changes have taken place recently when it comes to the
any married couples these days are having fewer children.
any people also lead busy lives.
ouples now are more connected about the difficulties of rearing a big
ach family member needs to play his or her role for a better family relationship.
raditionally, the father, being the head of the family has to work and provide for all the
needs of the family. (the family looks up to him for final decisions in family matters.)
he mother, on the other hand, has the utmost responsibility to manage, direct, and hold
the family members together.
t is also her duty to administer the necessary disciplinary actions when needed.
IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A
The basic needs of children like food, clothing, and shelter as
well as their education, can be met by a parents if they have a
Each of the children can get the same amount of attention,
love, and care from the parents.
3. Parents can have more time to spare for themselves and not be burdened from working
day and night because they have fewer children to support.
4. The family can have more time for bonding activities as well as a little luxury because
money can be saved if there are fewer mouths to feed.
5. Families can afford to look for a better place to live in that is conducive to rearing children
and which is far from danger.
DISADVANTAGES OF HAVING A
Children in large families are generally more disadvantages in
terms of physical, mental, and social development.
The health of the children might be taken for granted in favor
of the immediate needs of the family.
The family members have to settle for smaller portions of
foods and other material things.
4. Having fewer children and proper spacing between births will be good for the health of
the mother and child.
5. Mother who get pregnant either too young (younger than 20) or too old (older than 35)
are prone to complications which endanger both the mother and child.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF PARENTS
TO THEIR CHILDREN
1. Provide physical care
2. Inculcate discipline
3. Develop social competence
4. Encourage learning
CHILDREN TOWARDS THEIR
ith the many responsibilities and obligations parents have for their
children, the children, in turn, have responsibilities and roles to play in
hey need to study hard, spend their allowance wisely and help in the
house as much as they can.