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After raising the child through the early adolescent stage (ages 10-14). Some noticeable changes have begun to occur. Intellectual interests seem to have become important, increased sexual interest along with moral thinking. Some milestones were accomplished, some of those being entering into middle school, beginning of puberty, growth of moral principles, attention from opposite sex. Adolescent egocentrism and personal fables were something talked about in the weekly discussion and can also be talked about here. Adolescent egocentrism is a stage in a child’s development characterized by the belief that others are highly attentive to their behavior and appearance (Arnett, 2013). It was noticed that BJ was beginning to pay more attention to appearance, wanting newer clothes was a giveaway. This too can be attributed to peer influence and peer pressure. To relate to my own experiences, I can agree that peer influence does play a part in appearance, but I do believe egocentrism has a more prominent role. When in middle
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