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Dale Miller Psych 101 - Intro 10/9/01 Dr. Dana Erikson Stages Adolescence: My first interview was with a 19-year-old female, a sophomore in college, who is currently in a serious relationship and has been for over 16 months. She is very athletic and very intelligent. I mainly focused on her adolescent stage and her transition, if one has been made, into her young adulthood stage. ? She feels very confident in who she is and where she sees herself going right now in her life ? Family issues were her main struggle through her adolescence ? Shared about how her parents, mostly father, attempted to make her feel inferior during early teen years until an understanding was reached. ? Feels this period strengthened who she is today and gave her the ability to stand up for who she is and what she believes in. ...read more.


If you don't believe you're are capable of handling a commitment, you probably are right ? A full commitment is more than just something we all would like to consider a serious relationship, its more of a job, something you would do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and you would constantly work at it. ? Said that personally has not found an individual worth the time of all this work or effort. ? Believes that she can be close w/friends in the same way you can be close w/a mate mentally and emotionally. ? Seems to be in no rush to complete this stage as it seems she is waiting for "Mr. Right" to come into her life ? Understands that intimacy must be reached because isolation is not desired ? Seems happy for those around her who are in the midst of the intimacy vs. isolation struggle. ...read more.


? He provides for his children by paying for their portion of their college tuition off of a second loan ? Makes tremendous sacrifices, along with his wife, just so his children can remain at the colleges of their choice ? Remains active in the community through the Boy Scouts of America where he is heavily involved and has been for over 10 years ? Church is a regular part of his life and stays involved whenever he can ? Productivity has decreased since both children have left the house, but still feels active enough to be happy with were things are going ? Finally was able to take time for himself and his wife to get away from life and enjoy one-another's company again on a recent trip ? Does not feel stagnant in life's path right now, actually feels opposite of stagnation. Finds it difficult to sometimes get away from everything because he is so involved ...read more.

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