Sometimes we think we are the only ones who are going through issues. However, every generation goes through similar stages in life.
I came upon an assignment I wrote for a class in high school, called “The Young Adult of the Past and Present.” For the assignment, I had interviewed one of my grandmothers. The original document has been changed only to take out personal information.
My grandmother has lived in the same city for her entire life; she was born in 1921. I chose to interview her because I think she has had a really interesting life. I wanted to find out how she was socialized to handle three developmental tasks: 1) separation from family, 2) development of intimate peer relationships, and 3) choice of career.Read More