In many countries, the tradition of families having meals together is disappearing.
Why is that happen? What will be the effects of it to the family and the society?
Decades ago families were having meals together was a common practise. At present, the situation is changed due to various factors such as: enormous times spend on the internet or mobile applications; people follow different working hours and parents are fostering their children on the importance of it.
Because of this trend both family and society are getting affects disastrously. In the following
passage, the factors influencing this change as well as the negative impacts will be explained briefly.
Nowadays, many youngsters spend huge time in browsing internet and actively involving in social media websites. Because of this, they tend to have meals at their convenient time. For instance, my neighbour’s family have meals at different time due to their own leisure activities. Hence, the bonding between the family members was slowly disappeared. In addition, people work in the different time zone adds to this cause too. More over, parents are not educating their kids on the traditional value by having meals together. Therefore, above are the various reasons which catalyse to this change.
There are many negative consequences because of this trend as well. Primarily the bonding between the family members has lost. For example, my friend spent less time to interact with his parents, because of this, when he faces tough situations, he was provoked to commit suicide, such situations can be avoided by having healthy relation with family members. Further more, this trend will also have an impact on the society, where the harmony between the local people will be affected due to less interaction. Hence, the above factors are becoming big threat to the nation.
To conclude, it is the responsibility of parents to groom their youngsters on the importance of having meals together, which will create a good relationship among family members and this will create better human beings for the society.
In the past, members of family always had meals together because they believe that eating foods together is family tradition. Nowadays, this tradition is vanishing due to different work schedules of each member. As a result, this habit will cause isolation to family members and community as well. In the following passage, the factors influencing this change as well as the negative impacts will be explained briefly.
In current time, all the family members are working on different schedules of time. In addition, children spending good amount of time on browsing the internet and playing games. Thus, family members are not having meals together and take meals once they are free. For example, My friend’s father is working on morning shift and his mother is working on night shift because of these different work schedules, they take meals whenever they get time.
There are many negative effects of this trend as well. Firstly, bonding between family members will disappear slowly and that lead to isolation. In today’s world, social interaction with family members and to the community people are really important. For instance, my other neighbor’s son spent less time with their parents, because of this, when he faced tough situations, he could not able to share with anyone and he committed suicide. Their parents did not aware about his situations. Hence, these factors are becoming a threat to the family.
In conclusion, having meals with family is really important but, due to different schedules of each member they take meal not together. Family members should take meals together and parents should teach their child importance of having meals together. This is will help not child to become a better person but also important for society.