Relationships In Early Adulthood

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In early adulthood, many males and females find themselves in a variety of roles. While familial ties and friendships are often the bulk of these roles, young adults may also become half of a romantic relationship with another person. During such a relationship, two adults may share intimate feelings that lead to love. As with other relationships, romance can hit bumps in the road that lead to disagreements over beliefs, situations, and feelings. Throughout this analysis, I will examine two case studies involving two couples who have encountered problems that they cannot agree on solving and provide advice for resolving the issues in each situation. To begin, the first case study involves a young, recently engaged couple, Tyrone (25 years …show more content…
If he does not respect her values prior to marriage, then why would he respect her values after marriage? Additionally, it seems as if Tyrone is attempting to distance La’Chantee from her family because he disagrees with her parents’ values. La’Chantee and Tyrone are relatively young, especially La’Chantee. Since she is 22 years old, she probably recently graduated from college and began her career exploration. In this time, it is important that she remains close to her family for support. Tyrone should attempt to see her point of view. If La’Chantee’s parents are overbearing, she should attempt to establish independence. It is unclear if La’Chantee agrees with her parents’ beliefs, but if she is hesitant to move in with Tyrone then she most likely does. Above all, I think that Tyrone and La’Chantee should consider what the other person in the relationship wants, but I do believe that learning to cooperate and share space, money, and time with the other person in a romantic relationship is an important step to committing to …show more content…
404). Noura wants to wait to have children because she wants to ensure that her marriage and career are stable. Both of these reasons could stem from uncertainties that she would be able to provide adequate necessities for her children without an available partner or job before her 30s. By the same token, men who wait until they are older to have children usually connect and make more time to spend with their children (Kail & Cavanaugh, 2013, p. 404). Men who have children before the age of 30 may focus more on their careers than taking interest in caring for their

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