K Warner Schaie's Responsible Stage Of Development

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I love how you are learning more about your father through these interviews. Some of the information is not new, but it seems some of it is and this could be very insightful for you. Anyways When Jan met your mother it seems he passed though K Warner Schaie responsible stage of development. Which in the book is explained as the stage where middle-aged adults relate to their personal situations, including protecting and nourishing their spouses, families, and careers (Pg 433). It seems you have described how he went from Schaie's achieving stage to the responsible stage. Schaie's achieving stage which is where young adults make decisions of what jobs to take and whom to marry (Pg 432). He seems to quickly jump form one stage to another in nine