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Whether they're biological or chosen, your family is your support system. Although they can be sources of stress due to the responsibilities and expectations of being part of one, even the conflicts and annoyances that come from these authentic, close relationships can positively challenge us and provide opportunities for personal growth. And at the end of the day, a family unit provides emotional support, love, a sense of belonging, security and protection, among other benefits.