Psychosocial Development in Young Adulthood

Understanding development across the lifespan is an exciting experience and relatable to my life in different milestones. While I can relate to all the stages of Erikson's psychosocial development theory up to the young adulthood stage, I find the intimacy versus isolation stage that happens in early adulthood most relevant to me. According to Erickson’s theory of psychosocial development, the intimacy versus isolation stage happens between 18 and 40 years, an age bracket where people focus on forming intimate and long-lasting relationships. I am currently in this stage of development, and I can relate to several dimensions that relate to forming a loving and intimate relationship. 

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