Growing Up In A Dysfunctional Family

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When someone thinks of family, you always tend to think of the biological family that you ae born into, but now in today’s chaotic society, many people don’t have their biological families. Growing up I was very convinced that I was truly apart a dysfunctional family. A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior, and often child neglect or abuse on the part of individual parents occurs continually and regularly, leading other members to accommodate such actions. Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal. A dysfunctional family may consist of abusive parents, lack of communication in the home, and controlling parents. Abusive parents are the number one lead to having a dysfunctional family. Abuse can be verbal, physical, or sexual. Verbal abuse - such as frequent belittling criticism - can have lasting effects, particularly when it comes from those entrusted with the child 's care. Criticism can be aimed at the child 's looks,…show more content…
In Conclusion, every family varies in the frequency and severity of dysfunctional interactions. In dysfunctional families children may be forced to take sides in conflicts, they may be ignored, , criticized or abused. Being a part of a dysfunctional may consist of abuse from a parent or even a family member, a lack of communication in the family, and excessive parental controls. The bottom line with all dysfunctional families is that abuse and neglect c the use development of healthy adults with healthy relationships. As adults, such people often have difficulty in judging and trusting others. As an adult often experience difficulties in their workplace, in their relationships and with their very identities. Regardless of the source of dysfunction, you have survived. You have likely developed a number of valuable skills to get you through tough times and you must always remember no matter what it is still your family and a family can overcome
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