publication . Article . 2018

Growing up in a Family as a Time of Identity Formation

Dziewońska, Ewa;
Open Access English
  • Published: 19 Jul 2018 Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of School Education (issn: 2543-8409, eissn: 2543-7585, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Educational Sciences at Jesuit University Ignatianum in Kraków
Abstract
The article presents the problem of the identity formation of an adolescent, in the context of the most socially significant reference group – the family. Adolescence is a time for searching for answers to many questions about the sense of life, goals, values, priorities. The individual identity formation process is a unique developmental opportunity, but at the same time a difficult period for those growing up, as well as their family. The article discusses the main directional changes which accompany identity formation and presents the social context of this process. It is a parental task to create a safe space of living together for their growing children, wh...
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