Aug 17, 2007 · Here are 20 defining characteristics of a true adult: Realizing that maturity is an ongoing process, not a state, and continuously striving for self improvement. Able to manage personal jealousy and feelings of envy. Has the ability to listen to and evaluate the viewpoints of others.Author: Marc Chernoff.
Adult learners often take responsibility for their own success or failure at learning. Need for Community. Many self-directed adult learners prefer a learning community with whom they can interact and discuss questions and issues. What other characteristics of adult learners can you add this to list?Author: Connie Malamed.
Characteristics and Personalities of Adults Who Grew Up with Alcoholism in the Home. Children who grew up in an alcoholic home develop similar personality traits and characteristics. Dr. Janet Woititz published her national bestselling book, Adult Children of Alcoholics in 1983.