Establish a home as a couple; couple devise systems for living happily together.
Couples become parents and raise their children; couples often have less time for activities as a couple.
Children leave home; family cycle begins a new generation.
Middle Age Stage
Sometimes called “Empty Nest”. Parents have time to focus on being a couple again. Couples tend to reassess their careers, take up hobbies, and become more active in the community.
Couples adjust to the aging cycle. Some people find new work to supplement income. Lends itself for travel and leisure activities.