My family lives in a neolocal household. According to the glossary that was given to us on Sakai, neolocal is defined as a pattern of post-marital residence where the new couple is expected to set up their own household, separate from either of their extended families. After my parents got engaged and moved into an apartment together. They separated from our extended families allowing them to be on their own. They really broke free when they had kids because that is when they moved farther away into the house that we live in today. Since only my ...
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...cause of all of the positive factors that it provides for us. My family and those that are similar to us do very well in the suburbs because we are not tied to family and land as much as we would be in a different kind of society. Children have the opportunity to grow up and get educated without having to think about supporting a family farm, etc. Living in the suburbs can provide a lot of advantages in prices and it is better suited for raising a family. Another advantage for living in our type of society is that it allows an easier access to a good job that will provide a decent amount of money that will serve to help all family members without any extended help. Overall, living in the suburbs of urban surroundings is the most beneficial for families. My average American family is able to flock and adapt the best when they grow up in these kinds of environments.
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