What are the 7 sterling qualities that only children possess that children in multichild families
DON'T and WILL NEVER possess?
I can't answer your question but I've seen other questions that you have posted. What have you got against families with several children?
It's UNFAIR to oldest children who're discarded, thrown away & cast aside in favor of younger siblings.Oldest children in multichild families DON'T have childhoods.They've LESS educational opportunities & individual time.Such families are ABU
I can definitely see why you say that. I'm the oldest of three girls and had a lot of responsibility placed on me at a young age. I still do. Not all parents of large families do this though. I had unusual circumstances.
Average parents of large families MAKE their oldest children RAISE their siblings. Oldest children in large families are Cinderella but w/o the happy ending. Parents are more like wicked stepparents & oldest children are SLAVES pure & simple!
I never heard that only children had sterling qualities over families with many children. One friend had twelve children and another was one of twelve children. One friend is a college professor with lovely children, and the other was a minister and now a writer with teen age children. One of the older teens is now touring Europe with money he saved. It is impossible to make a general statement about family life, as fortunately, every family is different. You have an opinion which does not bear out for every situation. Fortunately, you had a good life as an only child from what I have read.
1. Only children are highly individualistic. They revel in being themselves & unique. They abhor being like everyone else. In contrast, children w/siblings are always copying each other. They aren't individuals, in fact, in multichild families, children are discouraged from expressing their individuality.
2. Only children are highly self-confident. They know that they WON'T ever be dethroned, discarded nor cast aside. That does wonders for a child's confidence & sense of being. Since they don't have siblings, they don't have the drama involved e.g. favoritism, rivalry, & sibling abuse.
3. Only children think outside the box. They are the most creative of all birth orders. They think of things that children w/siblings usually can't, don't, &/or won't.
4. Only children are very resourceful & happy spending hours in solitary pursuits. Being alone isn't considered an anathema to only children while to children in multichild families, it can be immobilizing, even paralyzing. Children w/sibilings are afraid, even fearful of being alone. They act & think in groups, not individuals.
5.Only children value people for whom they are. They tend to be truer & nicer people who value people & relationships. Children w/siblings tend to be more two-faced, backstabbing, play power & other manipulative games because that is commonplace in multichild homes.
6. Only children value & respect themselves. They KNOW how to ask for & GET what they want without any apology. Children in multichild families are taught to devalue & disrespect themselves. They are taught that they of themselves DON'T matter at all but the whole familial conglomerate. Only children want & get THE BEST while children w/siblings are taught to settle for SO FAR LESS whether in life, career, &/or relationships.
7. Only children have closeness w/their parents. The parent-child relationship of an only child is more of an intense companionship & friendship than just parent-child. Children in multichild families AREN'T close w/their parents at all. They are closer w/siblings. Many report NEVER being close w/their parents at all.
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