Family is a propagation of members who are related to each other by blood or by marriage. This is how family was defined earlier.
But what we have learnt later is that family is not only what you are born into but also what you choose to be and what comforts you. This has showed that families can also be found.
In recent times as the social interaction between the humans have increased and different groups have come into existence where we spend most of the time, share our emotions have also become our family.
The most famous families which are seen in the society are religious families, cultural families, families which are built on beliefs. Families has initiated with an event like sports or hobby.
Irrespective of the kind of family and their origin all these families are an important part of human life as they project what we are and where we come from. And most important part is the bond and affection shared between the members of the family.