What is extended family and what are the advantages and disadvantages of growing in an extended family?
Members of ones "extended family" include: grandparents, great grandparents, unlcles, aunts, cousins, nephews, neices as well as in some cases brothers and sisters in law. Bas…ically just about anyone that doesnt live with your immdeiate family (if your still at home that is) which would be your mother and father and any siblings. The advantages are a larger family network, social relationships and so on. There really are little disadvantages other than possible less attention by parents due to a larger number of dependants. (MORE)