Fasting strengthens family ties, especially in that the family is an endangered institution in western society.
It helps the family gather together to break fast, at Iftar, and eat sahuur together at least twice a day for a month.
The family even makes Salaat, together with the father as Imam.
Fasting enhances and energizes friendship, as Ramadan is known as the month of invitations and visitations.
Friends, family members and neighbors extend invitations to each other to come to their homes to have Iftar together.
The Messenger said,
“When a believer invites you, you should respond!’
Besides, Muslims gather together in the Masajid for taraweeh and ta’aleem.