According to E-notes, a sociological perspective “invites us to look for the connections between the behavior of individual people and the structures of the society in which they live” (E-Notes, 2012). It can be summed up as, how you are affected by society or others in general. Five theories in the sociological perspective that are reflective in my life are boundaries, feedback, attention deficit disorder, separation-anxiety disorders and systematic desensitation.
After my parents got a divorce, there were constantly barriers having to be put up, because their hatred …show more content…
It is characterized by “developmentally inappropriate and excessive anxiety concerning separation from home or from those to whom the individual is attached.” My separation anxiety is attached to my mother. When asked why I did not enjoys staying overnight at my grandmother's house, while I was growing up, I was apprised that it was because my father snatched me. When I was a little over one years old, my parents got into a fight and my father took me. My mother called everyone she was familiar with, trying to find me, even my grandmother. Then finally, after nearly a week she sent the police to my grandmother's house and that is where I was found. This affected my progression, since before this incident I was never clingy to my mother. However, ever since that experience, if I do not speak or see my mom for a certain amount of time I become nervous or worried. Having to be close to my mother while growing up significantly stunted my growth, because it made me afraid to be lonely or alone in general. Consequently, I was too afraid to undertake normal childhood activities, for instance a sleepaway camp. Over the years, despite my anxiety drastically decreasing, it has not been completely nulled. On the whole, despite separation anxiety being created by an unhappy event and causing many sad consequences, the achievement of beating this disorder, should outweigh all the