Ch.10 Posting Romance - 1 In the 10th chapter of Invitation...

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1. In the 10 th chapter of “Invitation to the Life Span”, the aspects of psychosocial development are discussed mostly in this chapter, so that is the relationships of others and how, why, and when it affects adolescents. Specifically for this chapter I will be discussing the complication of Romance and how it affect adolescent thinking and desire. According to Berger there was “Decades ago, an Australian named Dexter Dunphy (1963) described male—female relationships during childhood and adolescent in stages: Groups of friends, exclusively one sex or the other A loose association of girls and boys, with public interaction Small mixed-sex groups of the advanced members of the crowd Formation of couples, with private intimacies” (Berger 368). These stages are in chronological order to and at what time females/males have social interactions in terms of one on one relationships/romance with partner(s). According to Berger, “In modern developed nations, where puberty begins with hormones at about age 10 and enduring partnerships occur much later, these stages can last several years” (Berger 368). With the author suggesting this, it is important to note that these stages have variation in time they achieve them. In addition to these stages and of obtaining these stages at different times, “Early
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