Erik's Events

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  • Erik's Decision to Marry: Intimacy vs. Isolation

    Erik's Decision to Marry: Intimacy vs. Isolation
    Erik (age 28) and Joan married because they made the decision to share their rest of their lives with each other. In Erikson’s fifth stage, intimacy versus isolation, the crisis involves forming intimate, loving bonds to others or becoming withdrawn.
  • Erik's Son Graduates: Generativity versus Stagnation

    Erik's Son Graduates: Generativity versus Stagnation
    Erik (age 49) feels satisfaction and accomplishment in his son's achievement. In Erikson's seventh stage, Generativity versus Stagnation, the crisis is to find some way to contribute to society and the next generation or become self absorbed with little involvement in the world.
  • Erik's Last Days: Ego Integrity versus Despair

    Erik's Last Days: Ego Integrity versus Despair
    Erik ( age 78) died while reminiscing with his three children knowing he spent his life well working hard as a educator and providing for his children both financially and emotionally. In Erikson’s eighth stage of ego integrity versus despair, the crisis is between looking back on life with closure and accepting death as inevitable or become dissatisfied with life and despair.