Tag: Erickson’s Stages of Development
“If you’re not liberal when you’re young, you have no heart. If you’re not conservative when you’re older, you have no brain.”
All children experience emotional and social vacillations during adolescence, usually ages 12 to 18, during which experimentation with relationship roles and personal identity occurs. It’s not until early adulthood, and sometimes later, that individuals become set in the identity that determines personal direction, purpose, affiliations, and belief systems.