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How the basic trends in the Identity crisis impact your social, cultural, and educational life

Identity crisis and its relationship with the existing social, cultural, and educational trends are evolving the time is passing by and you don’t know how to deal with it? Don’t worry you will get here important lessons, tricks, and tips to deal with your identity crisis.

What is identity crisis?

Identity crisis is the root of modern-day confusion among the adolescents they don’t know who they are, and where they belong? They behave like an outsider in their society. 

This concept is expressed in many written works of great philosophers through ages but Eric Erikson coined this term for the confusion in the adolescence experienced worldwide in his psychosocial developmental stages during this age. This concept has deep roots in his own life to being a Jewish German he always thought that he was a stranger in his environment. 

Changes in the physical, psychological, and social domains it is suggested that the teens either accept their role and identity or the crisis will prevail. This has a serious negative relationship with the existing social, cultural, and educational trends. Here are some important aspects of this relationship in each domain.

Social

  • Loneliness
  • Isolation
  • Emotional disturbances
  • Outsider
  • Low motivation
  • Lower achievement

Cultural

  • Fewer relationships
  • Avoiding cultural norms
  • Rebellious
  • Withdrawal from cultural activities
  • Fewer adjustments
  • Over frustration

Education

  • Lower achievement
  • Less interest
  • Less motivation
  • Less focus
  • Discontinuation
  • Avoiding educational activities. 

Last Updated on January 10, 2021 by Editorial staff