Today’s society is undergoing rapid transformation under the impact of urbanization, globalization, and technology. These changes the traditional values and family relationships. Healthy families are the root of the society, family is defined by commitment, love, affection, honesty, and understanding. But the meaning of family relationships has changed compared to the previous decade or recent years. Current society has a different need, interest and priorities that change the family structure. Family relationships are broken due to many changes can occur in people’s daily life, some of the negative issues are as follows:
The spirit of moving fast and achieving goals can reduce the interaction between the family members. People have no time to talk to communicate with each other, it become difficult to maintain healthy relationships. Proper communication skills are necessary for the achievement of success in relationships. Communications allow people to express their feelings, actions and thoughts.
Lack of respect and affection
Family relationships play an important role in preparing the new generation for life in the society. Each person in the family is valued and respected. Respect is essential so that family can share their love and affection to each other. Expressing our self to other is the basic thing in relationship to lead the happiness.
Negative emotions (anger, exhaustion)
The major source of unhappiness is the inhuman behavior and character of human beings. Anger is one of the most common negative emotions in relationships, high level of stress cause anger. Sometime exhaustion may cause anger; it grows into hatred, rage and bitterness. Uncontrolled anger leads to domestic violence can also bring additive habits like drugs and alcohol, which bring the broken relationships.
Trust and support
Family provides social support for struggling family members. Main advantage of family is it stay with you in any situation .Trust is the base of any relationship, it provide assurance of love and caring of each other. Trust can be built during family discussions by respecting and listening to everyone’s thoughts. Family members must support each other’s work.
Transparency and mutual understanding
One thing that every person wants is it to be transparent to each other. Decline in the closeness of families is connected to the busy lifestyles that we now lead. We do not have as much time to spend with each other for developing mutual understanding. Both people need to put pride aside and humble themselves. Transparencies between family members are crucial for strengthening their relation and resolving conflict.
Superiority among two can change family environment, man or women must not be simply to satisfy our own ego or needs. Decades ago women are generally stayed in home today most women work; this has changed family dynamics completely. It is the time when women rise to her true prominence, women face serious discrimination with respect to their rights and over burdened with familiar responsibilities. It includes abusive behavior, being complaining, demanding and bossy nature. This give rise to conflict between husband and wife may destroy the unity of family.
There is a great need to protect the family relationships. Independency and desires for privacy are gradually replacing the joint family. Modern technology also means that people are more interested in their online life than interacting with their family. Different needs arising within the family may create tensions between family members. The feelings of togetherness, sharing activities and support can build a healthy family.