Benefits and Importance of Joint Family

In Today’s generation, every people tend to live for themselves. Living in a joint family is very much interesting.

A Family when lives together with all family members under one roof are known as a Joint family.House becomes a home when you have a joint family. Indian Families have a moral and religious base.

In the joint family, all members are equally sharing all expenses, works and other things with the other members of the family. So the work and expense are being divided among the family members. Also when you are broken, you can take their help and they will support you, guide you and give you the right direction.

Small children will get teaching guidance from their uncle, aunts, and other family members.The sharing resources with the cousins and sisters help parents to minimize the expenses on their child. On the eve of big occasions like marriage, birthdays, engagements, anniversaries, etc., the work can easily be shared with all members so that the event will be successful. This will bring down the burden from the parents.

But young generations are moving to towns and metro cities for searching of jobs, and then they live there. Due to space crunch in their home, income level and other reasons they can’t live with their parents, grandparents, etc.

Here are some points of importance of joint family

Sharing Happiness

The most important aspect of a joint family is sharing happiness with all family members. Happiness grows by sharing. Living in a joint family is a beautiful phrase to stay, share, play, learn.

Feeling of respect

Respect is the most important part that takes place in the joint family and it comes naturally also develops one who lives in joint families.

In a joint family, every person gives respect to elders as well to small members in a family. The phrase ‘all for one and one for all” true phrase takes place in a joint family.

Receiving good education

Receiving good education for the child is major concerns for every parent. If mom is busy doing household work aunt or uncle will be helping in studies. A child needs extra attention for studies in early age.

The art of Sharing

Sharing of responsibility is most major part of life. Sharing and caring is what you earn from a joint family.You are taught the invaluable lesson of sharing from an early age itself. The art of sharing is beautiful part as it keeps happy to family members. Every person’s joy is multiplied and the sorrow is divided equally.


Nowadays joint families are vanishing because people tend to live every moment for themselves. Living in a joint family is very useful because we all miss a lot of fun, caring, elder guidance from time to time which causes a lot of problems in the future like loneliness, frustrations.

Joint family is vanishing slowly and many people feel joint family is not easy to manage but this is not true kids and household work is divided and manages with all family members.



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