Generativity vs stagnation is the seventh stage in Erik’s psychosocial model of development. It begins after the intimacy vs isolation stage and occurs in middle adulthood around the ages of 40 to 65. This stage presents individuals with the challenge of finding meaning, purpose, and productivity in their lives while making positive contributions to society and future generations. This post will delve into the concepts of generativity and stagnation, exploring their implications, challenges, and potential outcomes during this crucial phase of adulthood.

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