Latency Theory Essay

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Based on Freud’s theory and Ashly’s age, she is at stage 4 or Period of Latency. Ashly has lots of cousins, also, friends from her school. Whenever her mother wants to make a playdate ,she asks to make a playdate just with girls. Ashly used to have a good relationship with boys too, but, recently she just wants to play with girls. She even asked to have a Tea party with her girlfriends for her birthday coming. She loves to dress up as a princess for all day. She loves to spend time in the Ballet and dance classes. This is what happened in stage 4 or Latency base on Freud’s theory. Children in this stage, prefer to play with children of the same gender. Their sexual drives are repressed. Billy remembered that Ashly was very jealous when…show more content…
Her room is very clean and neat. She hates messy places. This is very surprising for him since she is just a six year old girl. She is picky about her appearance too. Billy is concern if this is normal in a child with her age. When I asked about Ashly’s toilet training Ashly’s mother told me that she started to train Ashly when she just turned one. She said it was very hard for Ashly and her to start that early. But, her grandparents push her to start toilet training in early age. Her mother sometimes got mad at her and spanked her when she couldn 't control her self. She ended up to fully trained when she was two years…show more content…
Oral receptive is brought on by too much nursing whereas oral aggressive is brought on by not enough nursing or by early weaning. Both show Fixation in oral stage. When we asked Ashly’s mother about her nursing during that age. She explained that Ashly used to slept in the same bed with her until she turned two. Her mother chose to let her to sleep in the same bed with her so she could breast fed her whenever she woke up. Too much nursing and attention during that time explained about her oral receptive personality that she has
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