Another big event that has happened in my life is that I made the choice to attend college. Once I started college, I started to ask some of my elementary teachers ...
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...made me stop and think logically about the situation. Piaget’s Formal Operational Stage says adolescences are logical about new experiences. Ever since my cousin did have a baby I have been thinking more reasonably about what I spend money on because I know if I do what to have children I will need to save money. Erikson’s Intimacy vs. Isolation Stage says young people are looking for love or they are hiding from the thought of love so they do not get rejected. The thought of having a child has brought my fiancé and I closer together, which has positively affected my development. My cousin’s child has impacted my fiancé and myself where we make sure we are both going to be sexually satisfied to make sure that this is what we both want in our relationship. This relates to Freud’s Genital Stage, which states that young adults seek sexual satisfaction in relationships.
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