To psychologists, educators, & rational thinkers, why is individuality & a sense of ownership
regarding one's space & property disparaged, devalued, even denigrated, in large families(6 children & more per family)? Why are children in large families routinely informed that it is wrong to be an individual & to have one's own space & property which result in having to live out in the open so to speak? Children in large families do not have their own space nor things. Everything they have, they MUST share. Also they do not even have their own rooms. Any sense of individuality is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED in the large family environment. It is institutional living at its best.
Not just large families, but society as a whole is pushing back against the idea of personal/private property, in favor of a more socialistic approach. This is very troubling. This problem goes hand in hand with the "No Privacy" issue.
I was reading a book on the family 37 years ago which stated that large families are for socialism, even communism. The book further stated that they are more likely to be authoritarian. Yes, large families are against ownership, see it as selfish.
Large families can be authoritarian because it's easier. It's more difficult for parents of eight children to control their offspring than for parents of two. My biggest question for large families is this: Can you take good care your children?
Levi, parents DON'T raise their large brood. They enforce that task upon their OLDEST/OLDER children. OLDEST/OLDER children in large families are THE REAL parents. I have written hubs on the subject of large families.
True in a lot of cases, I'm sure. But generalizations are usually not helpful.
This ISN'T generalization at all. Parents of large families DON'T raise their children, they MAKE their OLDEST/OLDER children raise them. That is a normative large family lifestyle. That is where parentified kids come from.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 23 months ago
Why do children from large families (6-more children per family) have VERY LOW or NOself-awareness nor self-confidence?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
The large family of 6 or more children is becoming outmoded. The large family usually have a diametrically different culture and milieu to that of the small family. Parental interaction is rare to nonexistent. As a result of this little or none parental...
by Nichol marie 5 months ago
What is your Sterotype when you see a large family of 4 children or a small family of just 1 childDo u judge I dont judge on family size at all or those without children at all but I guesse this is a thing now
by Christian L Perry 3 days ago
What is the root cause of poverty in the world?
by H C Palting 4 days ago
Do you believe that poorer and/or less educated people have more children whom they can't support?Do you know any ill effects to the child(ren) born to these families and society? If so, what are they?
by Nichol marie 4 days ago
Do you know someone who is prejudice of larger families?Why do some people have an ignorant belief that moms of large families cannot be the same as moms with one or 2?
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