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    I'm just curious about this really. I have a really small rather fragmented family I think it would be fair to say. Of these people I only really 'love' one of them so sometimes it is easy to feel lonely I suppose. Sometimes I do find myself being a tad jealous of people who say things like 'staying over with my uncle' or something because I would just like to interact with different people sometimes and have more people who love me although don't get me wrong I am incredibly appreciative of the one person who does. I just sort of idealise perhaps these big families with their huge Christmases and stuff and just wondered if this is fair, i'm not stupid (surprise surprise :dunce:) and I do know that larger families have equally different pressures such as perhaps more competition between different sides? Anyway I just wondered what the advantages are of a large (or small) family just mainly out of curiosity.

    I have 7 children and 16 grandchildren. My oldest is 43 and youngest is 32. There are always pressures, but I don't think they were as evident when I had mine. I think there are more pressures these days.
    Like all families, there are good times and bad and having other siblings to be around to help is good.

    what do you class as large families

    Why isn't this thread just called "People with families". :P
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    (Original post by PHD2027)
    what do you class as large families
    idk tbh, mainly people with those extended families like uncles, aunts, grandfathers, nieces etc etc

    (Original post by SpiritSharD)
    Why isn't this thread just called "People with families". :P
    Cos i didnt want to look stupid
    that worked out well :lol:
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