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Unformatted text preview: the continuity of life. However, when an individual is having difficulties in this stage, can lead a person feeling that their activities are stagnant and have done nothing for the upcoming generation. In the late adulthood stage; from the 40’s and 50’s until death; The recognition about life can have a person to feel that a sense of accomplishments signifies success. More than half of one’s life is gone and some may feel that they would need to make a sudden, drastic change. So they would be able to reach their goal; when others continue finding satisfaction with the present course of their lives. I believe that Erikson refers this stage as ego-integrity vs. despair. In my opinion, overall going through different stages of life is a beautiful and natural transition. The midlife transition is a natural stage that the results differ for everybody. I just hope that when I do begin to go through this transition, I will be able to have a happier transition. SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT 3...
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- Spring '09
- Developmental Psychology, Erik Erikson, early adulthood stage, Late Adulthood Stage