Family: The Hispanic Family

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The Hispanic family is very family oriented. There is an intense sense of family belonging that is limited to to close family and friends. Trust is not given easily to those outside of that small circle. In many Hispanic families, the head of the household tends to be the father, while the mother is the primary caregiver. In some families, individuals within the family feel a moral obligation to aid other members of the family who experience any unfortunate circumstances. There is much honor and pride within a hispanic family.
Hispanic families gather together, perhaps more often than most other ethnicities, to celebrate holidays, birthdays, baptisms, first communions, graduations, and weddings. Some families, like mine, even try to gather