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Psychosexual Stages of Development - Genital Stage

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The final stage of psychosexual development is the genital stage, where sexual instincts reassert themselves in adolescence. During this stage, sexuality and pleasure are not as self-centered and the person develops an interest in gratification of another. They are able to love someone besides themselves and work constructively to become an asset to the community. The range of this developmental stage is from puberty until death.
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Puberty to Death
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This psychosexual stage of development ranges from puberty until death. Thus, most adults are still in their genital stage.

Ability to Love Another Person
Loving Another Person

In the genital stage, the person develops an interest in sexual gratification of another person, and developes the capacity to love someone beside themself, emotionally and sexually. This ability to love someone allows the person to have better control over sexual instincts, and is able to become a constructive member of society.

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