Early adulthood: social and emotional development, chapter fourteen. Erikson (1963) saw establishment of ______________intimate relationships _____ key (cid:862)(cid:272)risis(cid:863) of early adulthood. Young adults with firm identity seek to ________fuse relationships into marriage_________ or abiding friendships: after establishing a stable identity, a person is prepared to share meaningful love or deep friendship with others. 75% of college-age men and women rank a good marriage and family life as their primary adult goal: and yet, marriage or sexual involvement is ______no guarantee that intimacy will prevail_____, many adult relationships remain superficial and unfulfilling. Evolutionary psychologists maintain certain traits more attractive_____due to reproductive advantage_________: cleanliness, good complexion, good hair, firm muscle tone. Universally appealing to both sexes; possibly markers of reproductive potential. ______symmetrical______ men and women have a tendency to begin to have sexual intercourse at an earlier age, to have more sexual partners, to engage in a wider variety of sexual activities, and to have more one-night stands.