Lecture 15

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Lecture 15 20/03/2010 11:57:00 Intimacy Emotional attachment characterized by: Concern Self disclosure Trust Shared interests and activities (However, this is not as indicative as the  others because shared interest can be found at every age. Ex. Children have  shared interest, but its not intimacy) Theories of Intimacy in Adolescence Harry Stack Sullivan (1953) Erik Erikson (1968) Sullivan’s Theory Childhood  (Development Epoch – Interpersonal Need)  o Infancy (0 to 2-3 yrs) – contact with people; responsiveness from  caregiver o Childhood (2-3 to 6-7) – adult participation in play o Juvenile Era (6-7 to 8-10) – peer playmates; acceptance in peer  groups  Adolescence o Preadolescence/Middle School (8-10 to 12-14) – intimacy and  consensual validation in same-sex chumship (close friendship) 
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