‘Family’ – Why we need a better definition

Family…

A beautiful word. A loving word. An innocent word. A word that makes you infinitely bonded to others. A word that reminds you of troubles. A word that is loaded with hard memories. A  word that triggers feelings of loss. A word that you long to long to have in your life…

I started hearing the word family immediately after my son was born. People would congratulate us on our little family. It felt wonderful, to be described as a family, but it also got me thinking – “Were we not already a family before?

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