Do you think there are disadvantages to being a middle child?
I am a middle child, I don't really see a disadvantage. If anything, I see it as an advantage because it makes you more independent. Well, in my opinion it does at least.
Of course. They have to match up to their parents expectations. If the first child is a genius, they will have the stress and nightmare of trying to be better and keep their parents happy.
I am the middle child and I always felt I had a little bit of the middle child syndrome. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
I am the eldest in my family. I have heard a lot about people saying that parents give more love to either their eldest or youngest child. But I personally don’t agree with it. All children are equal in the eyes of parents, even though children may think that they are not given much care. I understood it when I became a parent
Middle children are thought to be UNLUCKY or.........worse. People, including parents & siblings, really DON'T KNOW the middle child. Middle children have many.......many UNBEKNOWST gifts & talents. read more
I feel so sorry for anyone who is a middle child. The middle child is the in-between child in the family. H/she is oftentimes the black sheep child in the family. H/she is misunderstood, not respected for whom h/she is. H/she is either known as so & so's younger sibling or as so& so's older sibling, but never as himself/herself. It is sad really. Being a middle child is akin to being in birth order purgatory. No one understand who the middle child actually is.
The middle child is an outsider in the birth order scene of things. H/she is THE OTHER birth order. In medium sized families of 3-4 children, the middle child can be overlooked but at least h/she is there. However, in medium large(5 children) & in large/very large families(6-more children), the middle child gets LOST in the shuffle & falls through the familial cracks. It is a SAD life, really..... The Jan Brady syndrome aptly describes the middle child in the family. What a purgatorial place to be.........
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by Grace Marguerite Williams2 years ago
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by Shil19787 days ago
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by Lisa HW21 months ago
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by keshab215 years ago
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