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Moving Toward Adulthood Chapter 20, Lesson 2 Vocabulary Physical maturity – the state at which the physical body and all its organs are fully developed. Emotional maturity – the state at which the mental and emotional capabilities of an individual are fully developed. Emotional intimacy – The ability to experience a caring, loving relationship with another person with whom you can share your innermost feelings. When do most people reach physical maturity? In their early 20’s Four developmental tasks of adulthood? Developing personal independence, making occupational choices, establishing intimate relationships, and contributing to society. Erickson’s Stages of Adulthood 19-40 years old – Goal: Develop intimacy Description – person develops close personal relationships, families begin 40-65 years old – Goal: Contribution to society Description – Caring for others 65 and older - Goal: Satisfaction with life Description – What is the meaning of life, Fulfillment, Satisfaction, or Disappointment The development of Physical and Emotional health. Family support helps a person’s physical growth and maturity. Positive values, caring, and intimacy help a person grow and mature. The support and guidance of parents help you become more emotionally and socially independent.
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