The word "family" can be used metaphorically to create more inclusive categories such as community, nationhood, global village, and humanism.The field of genealogy aims to trace family lineages through history. "Household" means a unit composed of persons living together in the same dwelling, without regard to whether they are related to each other.
A person who withdraws may not feel like talking, taking part in group activities, or being around other people. This helps you find a way to talk even while angry. If your family is having a lot of trouble talking things over, consider trying family therapy.
Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.
From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.
You also may feel angry about what's happening to your family, or wonder if things will ever go back to the way they were.
These feelings and worries are common in people who have a family member with PTSD.