What are the challenges faced by individuals on entry to adulthood?
The challenges faced by individuals on entry to adulthood are as follows:
(i) Career and work
The adult gets a new role responsibility at work.
S/he has to adjust with new challenging situations.
There are apprehensions regarding different adjustments, proving one’s competence and coping with expectations of both employers and self.
have to make adjustments while entering a marriage relation and to know their spouse, coping with each other’s likes, dislikes, tastes and choices.
Responsibilities of home have to be shared if both partners are working.
It is a difficult and stressful transition in young adults.
It depends on factors such as number of children in the family, the availability of social support and the happiness and unhappiness of the couple.
Sometimes single parents have to take the responsibility of bringing up the child.