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Regarding birth order relationships, why are oldest siblings the giving, more independent,


conscientious, & responsible; middle siblings floating in & out, being the familial chameleon; & the youngest being the most selfish, happiest, freest, & most irresponsible of all? Why in the sibling relationship, the oldest is one who is ALWAYS GIVING while the younger siblings are ALWAYS TAKING? Give specific answers please.

 

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    Peeples 2 years ago

    Your last paragraph is so true for me!


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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

    Oh no, not assumptions at all but facts, oldest children always have to BE THE ONE, middle children are well....while the youngest is the spoilt one. I have seen this in my mother's family. She's the oldest of 10. No, I am not the oldest at all.

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

    You're quite welcome indeed. I have read on and studied birth order personally. Kevin Leman has many good books on birth order.

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

    I read that book, excellent book by the way. I also read most of Dr. Kevin Leman's birth order books. I have repeatedly observed from my mother & other oldest children how they give, give while the younger siblings take & DON'T do a thing.