Importance Of Emotional Maturity

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What exactly is Emotional Maturity and why is it needed? Emotional Maturity or Emotional Intelligence (EI) according to John Mayer is a under social intelligence that allows a person to monitor their own emotions and other’s feelings and to discriminate among them and use the given information to decide further actions. (1) Another way to put it is being able to recognize and manage one’s own and others for improved performance. (2). Emotional Intelligence or EI is broken into 5 subsections that all need to be mastered in order to be successful in EI. The five sections are self-consciousness, self-control, self-motivation, empathy, the final one is dealing with relationships.(1) There are also six levels of emotional maturity. They consist …show more content…
They believe that there is a gap between the ups and downs, this gap is called self-concepts. Once they get through the self-concepts, they can be happy. In other words, let’s say EI is a relationship and the self-concept is the distance between the couple. If there was no physical distance between them, their relationship would flourish, but the distance between them makes it harder to achieve happiness. Self-concepts makes it hard to stay emotionally stable. The next level is emotional honesty. …show more content…
Another way to put it, is being able to vent and just release the backed up pressure of your feelings to someone. People at this level are able to experience feelings, release feelings and forget and let go.(3) It is important to vent in the correct way however. You cannot just go up to a person and start yelling at them about your feelings. Besides the fact that you will scare the individual, you won’t get the needed recognition to be able to release. Basically, it would be a waste of time and might make you feel worse or embarrassed later on. The correct way to do this is to vent to someone who you trust and is willing to listen and provide comfort. Permission or letting the person know that you are about to vent would help. The last level of maturity is emotional

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