FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY

a term that is used to describe a person's sense of duty towards members of their own family and in particular the child-parent obligation. Also called filial duty.

FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY: "Joe's filial responsibility was to his children."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filial-responsibility/ (accessed April 18, 2019).
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