Family, partner and social environment come first among the factors that determine people’s lifestyle, expectations from life and quality of life. Anadolu Health Center Specialist Psychologist Selin Karabulut, who stated that the quality, quantity and structure of the relationship established with the family have effects on individuals, said: There are studies,” he said.
Anadolu Health Center Specialist Psychologist Selin Karabulut stated that the family norms of individuals who include their family in their private life and live with their families are more likely to become their own norms. It shows that it both makes it happier and brings a longer life. Of course, how the so-called “family bond”, that is, the relationship you establish with people you consider family, is perceived as being connected. These people have high expectations of mutual support, especially from their families. Therefore, the feeling of being supported helps them when they are in a difficult situation, minimizes their feelings of helplessness and powerlessness, and relatively increases their sense of responsibility and value.”
Individuals who eat at the same table with the family eat healthier
Specialist Psychologist Selin Karabulut said that according to a study conducted in the USA in 2016, individuals who eat at the same table with their family at least once a day show that they eat healthier. There are also studies that say that people with strong family ties are less likely to develop diseases such as cancer.”
It is not true that being married or single brings happiness
Specialist Psychologist Selin Karabulut, who said that the concepts of marriage and celibacy is a broad subject related to the definition, perspective, expectations and gain from the situation, stated that there are studies that say that marriage brings a happier and longer life, but it is not right to limit this subject. “According to a study, it is reported that women who give birth are four times less likely to die prematurely from cancer, accidents or diseases related to blood circulation. Being a mother can lead to a more careful life by activating the instinct to protect the baby. The thing called motherhood is actually a motive that exists in the genetic coding of the woman whether she is a mother or not. Giving birth strengthens this. In particular, their strong ability to calculate risk, take precautions and compassion may be one of the reasons that increase the risk of dying from an accident.
Individuals who are in close relationships with their siblings are less likely to become depressed.
Specialist Psychologist Selin Karabulut, who emphasized that children with siblings already have a playmate, a confidant, a rival, and that this situation makes them more advantageous than their peers, said, “They have already learned to socialize, fight and solve problems before they start school. In addition, some studies show that individuals who develop positive relationships with their sister or brother reduce the risk of depression. “They also appear to be less likely to develop feelings of loneliness, unlovedness and insecurity,” he said.
Indispensable for ideal communication within the family
- Being in open, honest and sincere communication
- Doing something because you feel like it, not because you have to.
- Creating an opportunity to get together by using special days as an excuse.
- Knowing and accepting that everyone has their own private life, even if we are family
- Respect for privacy and decisions made
- Not withholding love, interest and care from our closest ones
- Avoid whims and reproaches
Family definitions in one word
Mom:Our secure stance towards life
Father:Our strength is our strength
Brother: Our partner
Spouse:Our joys and our fears