Transition into Adulthood The transition into adulthood may differ depending on cultural traditions and rites of passage from adolescence to adulthood. The transition into adulthood is also a time for relationships and romance from a normative perspective. Describe at least two unique rites of passage to adulthood on the basis of ethnic or cultural variations. Explain the concepts of pluralism and assimilation and describe how they affect the rites of passage of individuals. Describe different attachment styles. Explain the attachment style you feel would be most effective in forming lasting relationships. Describe the different types of attraction. Explain the type of attraction you feel would be most effective in establishing lasting relationships.