The Influence Of Emerging Adulthood

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Imagine that everyone experienced a time in their life that is so complex and so random that it was equally complex and random to theorize. This fundamental idea begins to explain emerging adulthood. Emerging adulthood is a time period where there is no established paradigm or conflict that needs to be resolved and it is quite different for every individual (Arnett). Arnett defines the age range between 18 through 25 as a period where individuals find themselves experimenting and exploring many things including ideas such as love, work, and a general view of the world. This period is becoming more commonly acknowledged among people due to more and more countries being industrialized. As countries continue to industrialize, Globalize, and create new technology, it requires less young people automatically joining the workforce …show more content…
Because change is so common for people we often can forget to acknowledge or even be aware that we are changing. This was exemplified when interviewing Jack and Jill. While the difference between them was only 2 years Jack seemed to understand that he changed much more then Jill acknowledged she was changing. Part of that is due to the fact that Jill is currently going through those changes and it will take time and self-reflection to acknowledge that those changes are occurring. Furthermore although Jack identified the change that occurred, it is apparent that both Jack and Jill are still undergoing change and are unaware of it. Many of the questions were answered by saying, “this is hard” or “I don’t know”. This is due to ideas and beliefs changing and forming that Jack and Jill did not know are changing and forming. People undergo change everyday whether they realize it or not. Emerging adulthood is a period where the change individuals experience is accelerated making it increasingly difficult to understand why and how the changes that are occurring are

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