Fostering togetherness in an age marked by individualism can be a challenge, but one we should make every effort to rise to. Within our families is where we first learn how to communicate, empathize, and emotionally respond to others, and so it is vital that those skills be fostered.
Family is also where we feel safest, and where we begin to grow as people—family members are the people you can turn to for support when you’re unsure of yourself. It is in those moments, when we feel the safest, that we are best able to discover our true selves, our loves, and our passions.
Fostering a sense of togetherness in your family can be achieved by focusing on two measures—quantity and quality of time. Both should be encouraged. There are numerous ways to do this, but let’s take a look at the best 8 ways to foster togetherness in your family so that you’ll never have to say “I don’t have time right now,” again.