REFLECTION: Week 2- at what stage am I on the lifespan and are suggested developmental tasks relevant to me?
According to Havighurst’s developmental theory,I find myself in early adulthood stage of human development as I am 23 year old girl. In my case, Havighurst’s age period has exactly matched with my previous development stages such as infancy and early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. I learned to walk and talk while I was between 0-6 years old. Then after experienced development of my conscience, morality and approach towards social interactions when I reached age 7 which continued till I was 12 year old. Till I became an adolescence i.e (13-18), I was mature enough to cope with new social experiences and physical changes on my body. Getting mentally and physically prepared for marriage and family life according to Havighurst doesn’t match with my adolescence. In contrast to his theory, I am preparing for my marriage n establishing own family life in my early adulthood.
In my personal opinion, most of the developmental tasks except marriage stated by Havighurst developmental theory is relevant to me including my current stage of the lifespan that is early adulthood.
Reflection: Week 3- How influential have my early life experiences been in shaping the person I am today?
Talking about my early life experiences, I believe that those experiences has greatly influenced my present days. Some of the triggers which prevailed in shaping my present life are as follows:
• Family: My parents raised me in a well -facilitated environment by providing me all the necessary educational materials and playing toys that greatly assisted me in my appropriate milestone development. Similarly, sharing of my feelings, problems and all my confusions with my parents helped me to interact with other...