Unformatted text preview: friendships as well as an amplified longing to be acknowledge and liked within the friend circle. Often, there is a noticeable shift from children generally focusing on themselves to acknowledging the concerns of others. In many phases of life confidence builds as children develop friendships, play sports, and school activities. There is a prominent growth in potential awareness and quick increase of mental skills. The ability to share thoughts and feels, and explain their life experiences improve significantly. Fantasy often gets push back and children begin to focus more on issues of the real world....
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- Spring '10
- middle childhood stage, amplified longing