What MAKES children with siblings more predisposed to acts of bullying and/or other forms of
manipulative and/or aggressive behaviors that only children are not?
I've seen this with my younger brother, and even younger siblings within my cousins. I think a lot of times its just because the younger siblings are often picked on, or limited by their older siblings. They begin to act out and eventually exert dominance over the more passive ones around them. It could also have to do with the child's personality in general. My brother is the middle, and my sister the youngest. My sister is much more passive and doesn't like to fight back, where as my brother has to be right about everything, and has been known to get into trouble...
by Grace Marguerite Williams11 days ago
Why do parents of large to very large families tend to delegate the raising of the youngerchildren to the oldest sibling? Many parents from large to very large families (6 or more children) state that they...
by Grace Marguerite Williams5 years ago
Studies show that children without siblings are happier and better adjusted. There was even an article by Susan Newman, Ph.D. in Psychology Today which stated that children are more likely to suffer verbal...
by Lisa HW21 months ago
My theory is that most people seem to like whatever place they've ended up with among their siblings. Most also do seem to have a few minor gripes about it. Without considering anything you've ever read in...
by jagandelight6 days ago
Do you think an only child is better off more than they are with siblings?
by Elayne3 years ago
I was born and raised in one area and then after getting married have lived most of my life far away from my siblings. It has been hard to keep the relationship going, although it really was never that close to begin...
by Penny Godfirnon6 days ago
If your were the oldest child in your family were you given huge responsibilities?Were you given responsibilites beyond your years and were you able to accomplish them or did you suffer from failing your parents!
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