Erikson's Eight Stages Of Psychosocial Development : An Outlinement Theory Analysis

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Taking a look at the attachment theory right off the back you can see that with Chick not having his mother around it was difficult for him to attach to a caregiver. Growing up, as a child in a neglectful household would cause numerous difficulties throughout life. Not being able to form attachment with the primary caregiver (usually the mother) would hinder social and emotional development, confidence, the ability to make and maintain healthy relationships ("How can growing up without a mother affect a child?," 2017). The list is endless, children who grow up in neglectful and abusive, households learn to see the world in a 'unsafe' way and often suffer trauma as a result. I believe that due to what happened to chuck it had the opposite affect with his strength “Positivity”, because People especially talented in the Positivity theme have an enthusiasm that is contagious, basically they are upbeat and can get others excited about what they are going to do ("clifton strengthfinder," n.d.). This is true Chuck believed that he was capable of great things regardless of what he had to go through without a mother, being bullied, and all the above. He chose to look at his situation as positive as he could which carried on throughout his life. As the reader observes Erikson’s Eight Stages of Psychosocial Development, the fourth stage to be exact, you will be able to make ties between Chuck’s childhood and what Erikson says about a person’s childhood phase. Erikson says at the

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