My Parent Of Later Life Class Essay

814 Words Nov 12th, 2015 4 Pages
This paper is for my parent in later life class. We have learned a lot about journey to adulthood and how it has changed over the years. For my interview assignment, I interviewed my sixty-seven year-old grandmother, “Tasha” and my twenty-seven year-old cousin, “Nicole”. Tasha is a retired and now stays at home to watch the grandchildren. She has some of the grandchildren living with her. So she is grandparenting her grandchildren. She and has a husband “Walley” have been married for 50 years and have 12 children and a lot of grandchildren. Nicole is a senior in college and works part-time at a Belk and at southern miss. She is majoring in math. She is married to Duarte and have one step child.
When I was interviewing Tasha and Nicole, their answers were very different from each other. They did agree when I asked them how they felt about same sex marriage. They both did not think that it was okay for the same sex to marry each other. This remind me of the social relationship chapter. Tasha even stated that it was just for lust. According to Bjorklund (2015), “lust is certainly part of romantic love, but it can also operate independently”. Tasha feels as though you cannot really love a person in a romantic way that is the same sex as you so that means there should be no marriage. Also, Tasha and Nicole both stated that they like to do things with their family. According to Bjorklund (2015), “family members can be very close if they have frequent interactions, feel a great…

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