Observation 2: Social Development. Having children is a huge aspect of social development in early adulthood. Many pregnancies are unplanned. With Ross, both of his children Ben and Emma were a result of unplanned pregnancy. Ross and Carol conceived Ben shortly before they divorced, and Ross and Rachel conceived Ben 6-7 years later. Although Ross for the most part is a single parent, it is obvious that he has grown psychologically through the lives of his two children.