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The five basic clusters of personality traits that remain quite stable throughout adulthood

Big Five

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The particular lifestyle and social context that adults settle into because it is compatible with their individual personality needs and interests

Ecological niche

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The sixth of Erikson's eight stages of development, when adults seek someone with whom to share their lives...

Intimacy versus isolation

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Collectively, the family members, friends, acquaintances, and even strangers who move through life with an individual

Social convoy

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People who are not in a person's closest friendship circle but nonetheless have an impact

Consequential strangers

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Someone who becomes accepted as part of a family to which he or she has no blood relation

Fictive kin

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The seventh of Erikson's eight stages of development, when adults seek to be productive in a caring way

Generativity versus stagnation

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A caregiver who takes responsibility for maintaining communication among family members

Kinkeeper

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The generation of middle-aged people who are supposedly "squeezed" by the needs of the younger and older members of their families

Sandwich generation

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The tangible benefits, usually in the form of compensation, that one receives for doing a job

Extrinsic rewards of work

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The intangible gratifications that come from within oneself as a result of doing a job

Intrinsic rewards of work

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An arrangement in which work schedules are flexible so that employees can balance personal and occupational responsibilities

Flextime

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Working at home and keeping in touch with the office via computer, telephone, or scanner

Telecommuting

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A supposed period of unusual anxiety, radical self-reexamination, and sudden transformation that was once widely associate with middle age

Midlife crisis

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The time in the lives of parents when their children have left the family home to pursue their own lives

Empty nest