What are the 10 ways that the oldest child in the family is the MOST unhappy, deprived, and
resentful of all birth orders?
Oldest children are seldom children. They must grow up fast and forever be the perfect ones for their parents and younger siblings. They are not allowed to be carefree children and must be on their guard 24/7/365. They also must be ON for their parents and siblings 24/7/365. Oldest children are always ON STAGE, never to be themselves! Because they are the oldest, they receive less parental affection than younger siblings; this makes them attention deprived, jealous, and very needy people as adults.
The oldest child is old as regards her age factor.
This child receives less attention and love as soon as the second child arrives.
They are considered to be elder and responsible.
They are required to take care of younger ones and assist them.
They require to be more cautious and careful in all their actions.
They enjoy lesser freedom than younger ones.
They get overloaded with burdens and problems of the family.
They are expected to be the guardians of their parents when they get old.
They are required to sacrifice their pleasures at the cost of their parents and siblings.
They are required to be present at all functions and ceremonies of the family, both good and bad, and manage all things.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 13 months ago
I believe that the oldest child in a family have the toughest and roughest path to go. He/she was automatically dethroned upon the birth/births of a successive sibling/siblings. He/she is often held to a higher and stricter standard than his/her younger siblings, ...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
Which would YOU rather be:(a) the only child or (b) the oldest child? Why?There is one birth order in which a child can develop to his/her utmost potential, being free to what h/she wants to be & your parents always consider you while in the other birth order, a child is...
by Penny Godfirnon 13 months 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!
by jagandelight 13 months ago
Do you think an only child is better off more than they are with siblings?
by nanderson500 6 years ago
Would you rather be the oldest child, in the middle, or the youngest?
by JR Krishna 5 years ago
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