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This research deals with the functions of the family and its role in reinforcing the family foundation. The introductory discussions of this article include the sociobiology of human being, family as a small social unit, and the past and present status of family. Psychological functions which are dichotomized into psycho-sexual and psycho-emotional; the social functions such as child birth, concept of training, religious training, procedures and resultants of family training in durability and stability; as well as the family's economic functions are the pivotal and significant issues dealt with in this research.