What do you think are the main reasons why families are less close than they used to be?
SURVEY: FAMILY TIES
Generation Gap Different Mindset Lack Of Understanding Parents Are Too Uptight Difficult to relate to one another
Busy Schedule 17% 22% Family members are encouraged to have  dinner together “ Eat With Your Family Day”
Teens Confide More In Peers Friends ‘understand’ them better 44% turn to peers when they face problems More comfortable co...
Generation gap  =  distant relationship / Parents doing their best to meet the needs of their child Parents know their chi...
Family still makes time for each other Weekends are put aside for family Family celebrates occasions E.g. Mother’s Day Vis...
Many parents and children have strong bonds Teens turn to parents as they are more experienced Parents do give space for t...
A busy schedule should not be a reason for families to drift apart Parents to put themselves in the shoes of their child t...
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What are the reasons that families are not as close as they used to be?

  1. 1. What do you think are the main reasons why families are less close than they used to be?
  2. 2. SURVEY: FAMILY TIES
  3. 3. Generation Gap Different Mindset Lack Of Understanding Parents Are Too Uptight Difficult to relate to one another
  4. 4. Busy Schedule 17% 22% Family members are encouraged to have dinner together “ Eat With Your Family Day”
  5. 5. Teens Confide More In Peers Friends ‘understand’ them better 44% turn to peers when they face problems More comfortable confiding in friends Still finding self-identity
  6. 6. Generation gap = distant relationship / Parents doing their best to meet the needs of their child Parents know their children best as they have watched them grow Parents trusts and understands their child
  7. 7. Family still makes time for each other Weekends are put aside for family Family celebrates occasions E.g. Mother’s Day Visit relatives Family outings Family have meals together often
  8. 8. Many parents and children have strong bonds Teens turn to parents as they are more experienced Parents do give space for their child to be more expressive Communication Trust Parents are lenient as they trust that their child are more independent as they grow.
  9. 9. A busy schedule should not be a reason for families to drift apart Parents to put themselves in the shoes of their child to relate better Be more open-minded when communicating with their child Children should change their mindset on who to turn to when troubled Being reprimanded = love and concern Take this as a hurdle in life and do their part

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