If you were the oldest child in your family did you have a normative childhood & adolescence? Did you have a childhood or adolescence at all, being forced to assume adult responsibilities at an early age? Were you forced to raise your siblings & were parentified child? Were you loved by your parents or were you cast aside or even ignored until you are needed by your parents & siblings? Now that you are an adult, how did your treatment the oldest child IMPACT you? What would you LIKE to say to your parents & siblings right now-be TRUTHFUL here.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years 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 6 years ago
Frank J. Sulloway in his breakout bestseller, BORN TO REBEL, indicated that one adopts attitudes and respond to the environment, familial or outside, based upon one's respective birth order. Dr. Sulloway indicated that oldest children tend to be more conservative and are not...
by nanderson500 2 years ago
Would you rather be the oldest child, in the middle, or the youngest?
by Penny Godfirnon 4 years 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 Shil1978 9 years ago
Being the Oldest Child in Your Family - Advantages and Disadvantages?What has been your experience being the oldest child in your family. Has it seemed like a burden to you, or do you perceive it as a positive? Do you wish you were the youngest or middle child?
by Kevin Peter 5 years ago
Elder children always have a feeling that they are avoided by their parents. What can parents do about it?
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