This is John, he is standing with his girlfriend, Sally. They met in college, this is there relationship in the beginning stage. He is a young adult and is still learning about responsibility
Today John quit his job as a janitor because he did not like it and wanted better pay to support his family because his girlfriend is pregnant. He is starting to be more serious about life. Him and his wife are about to get married, and he needs a better job that can support his family, he is very stressed.
Johns kids have grown up a lot, he has a better job at an office and his kids are in school. John is now a parent with a lot of responsibility. He is now apart of the sandwich generation. Johns parents are also getting older and he will have to start looking after them.
John is now in the launching stage of his life, and his kids are leaving to go off to college. John's parents have both passed away by now, and soon they will be grandparents.
Mid years stage
Johns daughter has come back to live with her parents, she is a boomerang child. John has also received an inheritance letter from parents deaths.
John has now retired. He now stays home with his wife, and he will live out his life like this until he dies. His daughter has moved out, but she will visit them a lot to help take care of them.