How do curveballs impact life's trajectory?
What is a curveball according to Karen ( Last name kept private) ?
For her she identified her curveball as her husband dying about 6 months ago. He was 48 and she is 45, they have 4 children together and he dropped dead of a stroke.
Karen's story impacted her significantly because..
Did this impact Sociocultural expectations? Yes! she is now a single mother raising 3 children and has 1 child in college. As well as supporting herself and her family on an income. She had been a stay at-home mom for over 15 years and her husband ran their farm. Now she is tasked with hiring people to work on their farm, which is in California and impacted by a Large drought. Further their oldest son is taking on many responsibilities as well as trying to complete college.