Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Prepared by Dr. Hoda Abdel Azim. Objectives  Identify meaning and criteria of adulthood.  State the type of adulthood relationships.  Describe leaving.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "Prepared by Dr. Hoda Abdel Azim. Objectives  Identify meaning and criteria of adulthood.  State the type of adulthood relationships.  Describe leaving."— Presentation transcript:

1 Prepared by Dr. Hoda Abdel Azim

2 Objectives  Identify meaning and criteria of adulthood.  State the type of adulthood relationships.  Describe leaving home patterns of early adult hood.  Identify the predisposing factors of choosing a career.  State factors for making career decision at 30- 40years  Identify the effect of women work on the family.  Summarize developmental tasks of early adulthood.

3 Early Adulthood (20-40 years) Sociological Definitions People may be consider adult when they are self supporting or have chosen a career, have married or formed a significant romantic partnership, or have started family.

4 Early adulthood In early adulthood people confront choices about their:  Occupation  Education  Relationship  Independence

5 Early Adulthood  Young adult work hard to achieve financial and emotional independence from their families.  They begin to establish life goals and values.

6 Early adulthood Intimacy versus isolation patterns  Individuals choose to establish relationships with others ( intimacy ) or to remain detached ( isolation ) from others.  Working in a people oriented occupation ( nursing ) or in a quieter occupation such as (freelance work in one’s home).

7 Development in early adulthood (20 to 30 years) 1.Leaving Home patterns  A person leaves home and does not move back.  A person stay at home until he or she forced to leave by family members.  A person leaves, returns, leaves, returns, and continues a cycle of moving in and out.  A person leaves by moving next door.

8 2. Choosing a Career Occupational choice are closely tied to education. Both related to  Economic situation  Goals  Abilities  Interests of the individual

9 Circumstances may be prevent individual from following their dreams, and they are forced to make adjustments through:  Have more than one interest and consider alternate choices with relative ease.  Independence decision making  Support from family and friends.

10 3. Establishing an adult identification a. Seeking Oneself Individual face a dilemma when they feel that their choices can no longer be changed or that a decision settle as issue forever.

11 e.g  Young people may fear from marriage with a longtime partner because it will limit their freedom.  They may hesitate to embark on a specific career, fearing that they will be forced to do that job forever.

12 b. Establishing adult relationship  As they move a way from college and leave their families, young adults may find themselves lonely.  With time, they form new friendships and intimate relationships that provide support and understanding.

13 Such adult relationships include:-  Coworkers  Male and female housemates  Marriage  Religious orders  Homo or heterosexual relationships  Some adults live with parents or other relatives for social support.

14 Why people decide to marry?  To escape life with their parents.  They feel it is expected of them.  For protection  To be taken care of.  For prestige.  They find someone they love.  With home to spend their lives.

15 c. Starting a family  Many adults postpone marriage or childbirth until their 30 years. Preferring to establish careers and to become financially secure first.  Grand-parents and other relatives play pivotal role in such families.

16  Historically the role of authority, provider and protector of the family have been associated with the male.  Many men in society maintain these perception.  More women entering the workforce and become provider, caregiver and protector.

17 Results from women work  Two income family  Redistribution family role  Sharing childcare responsibilities  Participation from both parents in household tasks.

18 Adulthood From 30-40 years 1. Setting in  In their early thirties, adult begin to settle  Purchase a home  The become more comfortable with other adult relationship.

19 2. Making career decisions A couple working different hours or shifts can develop  Difficulty with marital interactions hours.  Family time

20  Companies may require individuals to transfer from one city to another.  Some adults decide to embark on a new career or to return to school.  Changes in career status either voluntary or because of economic needs

21 3. Addressing women’s issues  Women in their thirties must make specific decision related to childbearing, and they must choose to have children now.  Career goals and motherhood can conflict.

22  A woman who has never married may feel pressured to find the right person to have a baby because life is passing.  Women who have delayed pregnancy face difficult decisions a bout employment, child care arrangements, and responsibilities.

23 4. Facing transitions Many changes occur as the adult approaches middle adulthood.  Growing children spend more time away from home and more interested in being with their peers.  As the children leave home, the parents begin to examine their relationship  Develop new depth of intimacy.  Decide to divorce.

24 Developmental tasks of early adulthood (20-40years)  Select a mate  Lean to live with mate.  Start a family  Manage a home  Begin occupation  Involve self in civic and religious group activities.  Form social groups.


Download ppt "Prepared by Dr. Hoda Abdel Azim. Objectives  Identify meaning and criteria of adulthood.  State the type of adulthood relationships.  Describe leaving."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google