A household is defined as a group of individuals who live under the same
roof. Generally, a household is a nuclear family, but some households also
include other relatives such as an aging grand-mother or a cousin in town
Also, in reconstituted families, some children may live with their mother or
their father, and this parent may also be living with a new partner who also
has children from a previous marriage. With these families, the household
should be defined in the genogram to clarify the situation.
In a genogram, a household is defined by a dotted line around all the
members who belong to one household.
The household is a work in progress feature that allow you to
regroup multiple individual with a surrounding area and optionally a
Creating a New Household
To create an household, select all individuals living together and right
click to get the contextual menu "New Household" .
Adding or removing individuals
You can add and removing individual from an existing household by first
selecting the household (you should see squarres around the shaped).
Right click on the household line and use the "Include / Exclude from
After select the individual you want to include or exclude, you should see a
live preview of the household.