Young Adult Identity Development: A Parent’s Guide. Throughout their lifetime, your kids have been developing a sense of self, of identity, and self-awareness. Despite their freedom and identity development, your young adult does still need you.
Developmental and life course studies of young adult identities have focused on two dimensions, subjective age and psychosocial maturity.
Each new stage of life or significant milestone brings an opportunity for each of us to rethink who we are. As the parent of a young adult.