Puerto Rican Families

"Togetherness is the most important key"

View on Family

In Puerto Rico, family is the center of everything and is to be considered to be the key to a successful life and generation

Gender Roles

The male family figures provide for the house and in some conditions the mom will try to provided for the family also.

Family Structure

Families are close-knit and supportive. Extended families usually do not share a household, but they often live in the same neighborhood or town. Grandparents often take care of the smaller children when the parents are away or at work.

Interesting facts

when naming the child they often name them by combining traditional names.

Citation

"Subscriber Area Only." CultureGrams Online Database:. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Mar. 2014.