Adult Male Development

Settling Down

Age 33 - 39

Men start to establish themselves in society. They begin to commit to important things such as, family, work, and goals. Also, they separate from their mentors, which is important in development.


This is the age where men are ready to get married and have kids and they understand their place in society. They begin to take the advice their mentors gave them and break away from them to put forth the advice.

Settling Down Stage

independent and commited


Men have successfully grown from a boy to a man. They are beginning to experience true adulthood.