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  • Nuclear Family (Parents and their natural children)

    6 54.55%
  • Nuclear Family (with adopted children)

    1 9.09%
  • Nuclear Family/Stepfamily (one parent has children that are not related to the other parents)

    0 0%
  • Extended family (Nuclear Family + grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins)

    6 54.55%
  • Large Extended family (same than 4 + cousins of cousins)

    4 36.36%
  • Community (peoples of your Neighborhood,your parish, your church, your religion...)

    0 0%
  • Close Friends

    1 9.09%
  • Other (Specify)

    3 27.27%
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    What Do You Consider Family?

    What is the meaning of family to you? Does it include:

    - immediate relatives
    - extended family
    - adopted or half-siblings
    - close friends
    - an entire community?

    Who are you closest to among your family, who do you trust?

    The poll is multiple choice.

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    I consider those who share my moral and ideological convictions with to be my friends and family... And, sadly, it would appear that these kinds of people are few and far between in my real world location.

    Real friends have each other's backs during troubled times.
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    Extended family (Nuclear Family + grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins)

    Unfortunately, most are now deceased.
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    Blood relatives in the large extented family up to second cousin. How many people know their third cousins?

    Also, I think a true ethno-nationalist regards his nation-race and then nearby nation-races as his extended family.

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    I have difficulties with adoption and new parents .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gareth Lee Hunter View Post
    I consider those who share my moral and ideological convictions with to be my friends and family... And, sadly, it would appear that these kinds of people are few and far between in my real world location.

    Real friends have each other's backs during troubled times.
    Well said. Often one finds nothing at all in common with biological relatives except some shared DNA material.

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    Well, I guess everyone is free to consider as their family who they want to consider... and for that it could be many reasons... For example, someone who was adopted and never knew his biological parents... I had a friend like that in kindergarten, I found out much later he was adopted, and he also found out about that later, his adoptive mother told him that only when he was a teenager... He was a really nice guy, but he had a shock when he was told he was adopted. He found his refuge in the Christian religion and became a priest...

    As for me... I'm still thinking about this issue...

    I definitely consider my biological parents to be my family, and also all my ancestors from my father's side, that including my German ancestry... But I don't relate that much with my mother's side, I consider her part of my family because she's my biological mother, but other than that... I'm not sure if I should consider them my family or not... I have many cousins from her side but I don't relate to most of them in any way...

    Also, I have second and third cousins from my father's side, I met some of them, but don't really keep in touch with them... I'm not even sure if they are second or third cousins, and I don't even know for sure what in general all these 'family ties' and degrees in which people relate to each other as being family mean... Like uncles, aunts (well, these ones I know), but even more categories I don't even know what they mean... and I was never interested to figure out that, to be honest...

    I guess I don't have such a strong connection with my biological family just because we share some DNA... For me culture is more important and I definitely consider my Germanic side of my family as my family (everything from my father's line, including Daco-Romanian as well)...

    For these reasons, I also consider the larger groups of people with which I identify myself to be my extended family... For example, I consider all Germans and Germanics to be my extended family...

    Quote Originally Posted by Aelfgar View Post
    I think a true ethno-nationalist regards his nation-race and then nearby nation-races as his extended family.
    Exactly my point!
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    Extended family, and close friends.

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    I would consider someone adopted as family as long as they are the same racial makeup. Adoption has always been part of our culture and most likely always will be. Friends in some circumstances can also be part of the greater family. I have such friends and their children consider me their uncle.

    Germanics as a whole, but mainly Germans or German Americans are closer to me I guess. With the homogenization of America over the last few decades I have come to feel not at home no matter where I am. While true the area I now live is primarily Germanic, I don't have as strong as sense of kinsman ship as I do in say Southern Indiana. Don't get me wrong I love the original idea of America, but I do not like what it has become.
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