In the following paper I intend to analyze two persons who are living through two different stages according to Erikson's theory of development. In order to understand the development of these two individuals, we have to understand their identities and their concerns. The first participant is a Latin woman in her middle ages; her main concern is her family. She lives in the countryside. As she shows in the following interview, she is more satisfied with her life than disappointed.
Interviewer:What is your age?
Woman:I am 35 years old.
Interviewer: What do you think is your role in society at the present?
Woman:I think that my role is being a good mother and wife.
Interviewer: Do you find it satisfactory?
Woman:Yes, but not every time but most of the times I am happy because there are many rewards of being a mother. Sometimes is really stressing to manage all the tasks at home.
Interviewer: What are the things you don't like about your role?
Woman:Mainly the big responsibility with children.
Interviewer: Are you looking forward to change something in your life?
Woman:Yes, I would like to establish a small bakery in town.
Interviewer: Would you like to have a major change in your life?
Woman:No, I rather stay in the way I am now.
Interviewer: If you had to choose one stage of your life as the happiest one, which one would you chose?
Woman:I think that all my stages have been rewarding. It would be hard to choose.
Interviewer: What would you like to learn or practice in order to improve your life?
Woman:I would like to learn decoration of cakes.
Interviewer: Is there any difficult obstacle that limits you to do it?
Woman:Not really, time is a problem, but I can organize myself to obtain time and...