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Identity confusion is an obstacle that many have difficulty with within their life There has been countless information produce and research conducted on this topic Covering ideas and theories from aspect to aspect on what leads to someone dealing with identity confusionResearch has indicated that there are benefits to individuals and society of holding a multicultural versus colorblind ideology Syed 2013 Studies have been tested by Moin Syed on the association of endorsement of multiculturalism with the individual difference constructs of identity exploration identity confusion and openness Syed stated that Multiple regression analyses indicated that identity exploration identity confusion and openness independently predicted multicultural ideology Additionally identity exploration and identity confusion interacted such that identity exploration was associated with multiculturalism when identity confusion was low but not when identity confusion was high These findings indicate that common individual variances in personality and identity are predictive of cultural-related attitudes and have implications for the construction of interventions aimed at increasing multiculturalism Syed 2013 The increasing of multiculturalism will then lead to the decreasing of identity confusion and crisis Multiculturalism gives the opportunity to someone to be able to grasp an indulgent idea of other cultures and dealing with more than oneThere has been studies conducted to measure cultural homelessness a construct developed to explain the experiences of some individuals having early-life immersion in more than one culture Navarette Jenkins 2011 Navarette and Jenkins states that culturally homeless individuals report unescapable experiences of being different mixed racial ethnic andor cultural heritages within their families of origin andor between their families and the surrounding sociocultural context resulting in structural marginality repeated subjection to contradictory cultural demands and the acquisition of conflicting frames of reference for their behavior The complexity of dealing with multiple culture concepts may lead to cultural identity confusion and the desire to find a cultural home Navarette Jenkins 2011 Furthermore in order to locate your cultural home you have to understand the world
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