Personal Narrative: Identity Foreclosure

114 Words1 Page
As I mention in previous post my sister was teen mother. My parents were extremely disappointed in her. As I result I underwent identity foreclosure. According to James Marcia, individual in this identity statutes yearn for approval. I wanted my parents and younger siblings to be proud of me. I went to school because my family would be proud of me. I was the first in my family to graduate from college. I saw this achievement as a collective goal because I hoped it will have a ripple effect in my family’s education. It has my 11 year old brother is constantly encouraging me to go back to school and obtain a Master’s Degree.
Open Document