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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Levinsons Early Adult Season Early adult transition Early adulthood life structure Age 30 transition Vaillants Adaptation to Life 20s intimacy concerns 30s career consolidation 40s generative 50s 60s keepers of meaning 70s spiritual and reflective Social Clock Age-graded expectations for life events Less rigid than in earlier generations Following a social clock lends confidence, contributes to social stability Distress if not following or falling behind Childhood Attachment and Adult Romantic Relationships Attachment History Working Model Adult Relationships Secure Comfortable with intimacy; unafraid of abandonment Trust, happiness, friendship Avoidant Stress independence, mistrust, anxiety about closeness Jealousy, emotional distance, little physical pleasure Resistant Seek quick love, complete merging Jealousy, desperation, emotional highs & lows Friendships in Early Adulthood Friends usually similar age, sex, SES Common interests, experiences, needs Add to pleasure of friendship Enhance self-esteem, make life more interesting Gender and Friendship...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2009 for the course PSYC 211 taught by Professor Buccholz during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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