The early adult transition is a neglected but increasingly important stage in the human life cycle. Research indicates that friends are a primary choice of support.
Examined the specific processes by which friends serve to influence the emerging life structures of early adulthood. Five categories were developed from.
Emerging adulthood is a phase of the life span between the adolescence and also full-fledged Coined by psychology professor Jeffrey Arnett, emerging adulthood has been known variously as "transition age youth", "delayed adulthood".