Emerging Adulthood: The Twenty-Something Stage of Life

Emerging Adulthood: The Twenty-Something Stage of Life

From Psychology Today, this article by Nancy Darling, a Professor of Psychology at Oberlin College, discusses a new life stage defined as Emerging Adulthood, which some argue has been added between Adolescence and Adulthood. Characterized by diverse experiences, lack of long-term commitments and unstable romantic relationships and employment, this period is one of anxiety and stress, as well as optimism and freedom. 

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